A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a 7-year-old girl was shot in her car in a church, leaving her life in non-life threatening condition.
scotland yard The shotgun pellets were said to have been fired from a black Toyota C-HR around 1:30 p.m. before it was driven off.
The attack injured four women and two children, leaving the youngest in a life-threatening condition.
of Metropolitan Police Department A 22-year-old man was arrested after his car was pulled over on Cricklewood Lane in Barnett shortly before 4pm on Sunday, he said.
he was detained.
Three women, aged 48, 54 and 41, were taken to a central London hospital where their injuries were assessed as not life-threatening.
police The 48-year-old said he suffered a potentially life-altering injury.
A 21-year-old woman was also taken to a central London hospital, where her condition was assessed as not life-threatening.
A 7-year-old girl is hospitalized in critical but stable condition.
A 12-year-old girl with leg injuries is expected to make a full recovery.
Witnesses said the shooting caused mourners to run and scream, many of them taking refuge inside the church.
Father Jeremy Troode, who led the service, confirmed it was a Requiem Mass for 20-year-old Sarah Sanchez and her mother, who died in November.
Sanchez had been suffering from leukemia for three years after his mother died suddenly from a rare blood clot upon arrival at Heathrow Airport from Colombia, MyLondon reports.
Anyone who witnessed the shooting or has information about what happened is asked to call 101. The number is 3357/14JAN. Information can also be provided anonymously to ClimbStoppers on 0800 555 111.
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