Homerton ‘shooting’ not gang linked and man arrested

Police unsure if gun fired or firework set off and need witnesses to come forward.

A MAN has been arrested following reports of gunfire in a Homerton street in an incident police are not treating as gang related.

Officers are asking people who may have information into a dispute which occurred in Ballance Road at around 4.30pm on Tuesday November 30.

The incident is not being linked to gang activity and police remain unsure whether a gun was fired or if it was a firework. A 43-year-old man was arrested on Wednesday.

Anyone with any information is asked to contact DC Gavin Markey of Hackney CID on 0300 123 1212 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111, quoting reference number 4632356/10.

Alternatively email: hackneypolice@met.police.uk quoting the reference number.