Man dead after being shot by police in Wood Green

Man dead after being shot by police in Wood Green
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A man shot during a police operation in north London has died, Scotland Yard has said

The Met said the operation was “intelligence-led” but not related to terrorism.

It added the Directorate of Professional Standards – its internal investigator – had been informed.

Armed officers arrived at the north London road at around 9am and fired shots.

London’s Air Ambulance and London Ambulance Service are at the scene. Police have cordoned off the road at the junction of Bracknell Close and Olympus Grove, near Winkfield Road.

Man dead after being shot by police in Wood GreenA white forensics tent has been erected near an ambulance in the residential street, which is lined on either side with cars, and plain clothes officers were seen with evidence bags.

Officers wearing balaclavas were also at the scene, as were police cars and 4×4 vehicles with blacked-out number plates.

There were no reports of any other injuries.

The Independent Police Complaints Commission said investigators were heading to the scene and would oversee initial accounts given by the officers involved.


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