Man shot in Harlesden train station travelled to Willesden Junction with his injuries

Victim collapsed on platform after being shot in the back

A MAN shot at Harlesden train station travelled to the next stop before stumbling out of the carriage and collapsing on the platform.

The 27-year-old victim was discovered at Willesden Junction station at 2pm today (Wednesday) after he was shot in the back at the previous stop on the southbound Bakerloo Line.

He was rushed to hospital where he is in a stable condition.

Detectives from British Transport Police (BTP) have sealed off both stations as forensic officers scour the area for clues.


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Investigating officers will also be trawling though CCTV footage from both stations.

The incident has resulted in the Bakerloo Line being suspended between Queen’s Park and Harrow and Wealdstone.

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There are minor delays on the rest of the line.

A spokesman for BTP said: “The injured man was taken to hospital for further treatment. His injuries are not currently believed to be life-threatening or life-changing.

“Officers are working to establish the full circumstances surrounding the incident, including how the man came to be injured.”

Anyone with any information about the shooting should contact BTP on 0800 40 50 40 and quote incident 296 of 09/03/10 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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