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Police Investigating firearms incident in Finsbury Park

Met Police detectives in Islington Borough are appealing for witnesses following a firearms incident within Finsbury Park area.

Police were called to reports of a shooting in Fonthill road London at 23.45 hrs.

Officers attended but found no injured parties and any intended victims and suspects had fled the scene prior to police arrival.

At this early stage it is believed that shortly before police were called fours males were dropped off in Fonthill Road by a yellow coloured Toyota Prius.

These males then ran towards another group of males on the road. One from the group from the Prius produced what appeared to be a handgun and fired on the other group.

It is believed that no-one was injured, but detectives are still trying to identify the victims and are appealing for them to contact police.

The suspect that discharged the firearm is described as white, late-teens, approximately 5ft 10ins tall and was wearing a dark coloured hooded top.

The other suspects from the Prius have been described as white males and all suspects are reported to have run off in the direction of Tollington Park.

Detectives are appealing for any witnesses or anyone that saw anything suspicious around the time of the incident, or who saw a yellow Toyota Prius in the area, to contact them.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information can call police in Islington via 101 quoting ref 2714184/16.

To give information anonymously Crimestoppers can be contacted on 0800 555 111 or at crimestoppers-uk.org.

Over the coming days there will be an increased police presence in the Fonthill Road area.

There have been no arrests and enquiries continue.

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