Four arrested after Hackney New Year’s Eve shoot-out

Four men have been arrested in connection with a shoot-out near Hackney Downs on New Year’s Eve.

Police were called to Evelyn Court in Amhurst Road.

A man with a gunshot wound was taken to hospital by the London Ambulance Service.

A second man, who also had a gunshot wound, was found by officers in a vehicle near the scene and was also taken to hospital.

Both men were said to be in a stable condition yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon.

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The Trident Gang Crime Command, a branch of the Metropolitan police which tackles gang violence and investigates shootings, is investigating the incident.

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