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Fifth arrest after group 'fired weapon indiscriminately' at barbecue
22 August 2021, 09:47
A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder by officers investigating a shooting at a barbecue in North London.
Police said five unknown males arrived at the gathering in Clarence Gardens in Camden and "indiscriminately" shot a firearm into a crowd, injuring four people.
Armed officers and paramedics rushed to the scene and a a 17 year old girl, two women aged 19 and 73, and a 28 year old man were taken to hospital in the incident late on August 14.
One has been discharged but the other three are not thought to be in a life-threatening condition.
Officers on Sunday said they had arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder on Friday.
The Met has also arrested a 22-year-old man on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent on Tuesday.
Two boys, aged 16 and 17, were arrested on Wednesday night.
The 16-year-old was arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon and robbery, as well as possession of a firearm with intent.
The 17-year-old was held on suspicion of possession with intent to supply and possession of a firearm with intent.
Another 22-year-old man was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent.
All five have been bailed until September.