Man in critical condition after Hackney police shooting

Published
Image source, Google
Image caption, Police were called to reports of an armed robbery on Mandeville Street, Hackney

A man who was shot by a police officer is in a critical condition, Scotland Yard has said.

Armed officers were called to reports of a vehicle robbery involving guns in Hackney, east London, at about 22:50 GMT on Monday.

The Met confirmed a "police firearm was discharged" at an address on Mandeville Street and the man was taken to hospital. No-one else was injured.

The incident has been referred to the Independent Office for Police Conduct.

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.View original tweet on Twitter

Related Topics

Related Internet Links

The BBC is not responsible for the content of external sites.