Nightclub in Wembley shut down after shooting

A Wembley nightclub has been closed down by the police after a woman was shot there in the early hours of this morning.

Crystals, in South Way, will be turning away New Years Eve revellers after Brent Police obtained a 24 hour closure order from Willesden Magistrates’ Court.

The action was taken after a woman was shot in the leg at around 3.30am.

The victim, who is in her late teens, was hit after shots were fired into the partying crowd.

She is in a stable condition with non-life threatening injuries.


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Two other women were treated for injuries sustained by falling glass.

Detectives from Operation Trident, the Met’s specialist team that probes gun crime, are investigating the incident.

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The suspect, a black man, fled the scene before jumping into a waiting car.

No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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