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Islington stabbing: Teenage boy 'shot and stabbed at' in north London

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A teenager has been rushed to hospital after he was shot and stabbed at in broad daylight in north London, police said.

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Emergency services raced to Pooles Park, Islington, at about 3.30pm on Saturday afternoon after receiving reports of a stabbing and shooting incident.

Officers said an 18-year-old boy was taken to hospital and has “potentially life-changing injuries”.

A 19-year-old boy was arrested at the scene on suspicion of grievous bodily harm, and is currently in custody, police said.

A spokeswoman for the Metropolitan Police said: “An 18-year-old man was found injured and taken to hospital for treatment, where his condition is deemed not life-threatening, but potentially life-changing.

“A 19-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of grievous bodily harm, and is currently in custody.

“No firearm has been recovered to date. A crime scene is in place, and searches continue.

“A Section 60 has been put in place across the whole of the boroughs of Camden and Islington boroughs, from 16:00 today, to 07:00am tomorrow (Sun 9 June).”

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