Man blasted by at­tack­ers rid­ing moped

Sunday Mirror - - SAIRAKHAN -

A MAN was shot and in­jured in the street in a drive-by shoot­ing by two peo­ple rid­ing a moped.

The vic­tim, aged in his twen­ties, was taken to hospi­tal af­ter the at­tack at 9.30pm on Fri­day.

Of­fi­cers were in­ves­ti­gat­ing the scene in Hack­ney, North Lon­don, yes­ter­day but no ar­rests had been made.

A po­lice spokesman said: “A crime scene re­mains in place.”

There have been 100 mur­ders in the cap­i­tal so far this year. Met Po­lice fig­ures show that in the 12 months to March there was a 23 per cent rise in gun crime and a 21 per cent surge in knife crime.

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