Turnpike Lane shooting: Teen fighting for life after being shot in north London's Wood Green

Sean Morrison
Shooting: police vehicles line the street following the incident near Turnpike Lane station

A teenage boy is fighting for his life in hospital after being shot in north London.

Police and paramedics were scrambled to Green Lanes, near Turnpike Lane station, shortly after 11.10pm on Wednesday night.

The 17-year-old victim was found suffering a gunshot wound and rushed to hospital, where he remained in a life-threatening condition.

Footage from the scene showed police vehicles lining the street as the surrounding area was taped off.

Shooting: police vehicles line the street following the incident near Turnpike Lane station

A Section 60 order, which gives police stronger stop-and-search powers, has been put in place across the entire borough of Haringey.

The order is not set to be lifted until 6am.

Police in Haringey tweeted: “A 17-year-old boy was taken to hospital with a gunshot wound, he is in a life-threatening condition.

“Officers from Trident are investigating. No arrests.”

It comes as another teenager remained in a critical condition in hospital after being shot in Maida Hill, west London , in a separate incident on Tuesday night.

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