A MANHUNT was fired for a shooter inside a blacked out car who shot and killed a 7-year-old girl.
The gunman was believed to have targeted a man attending a funeral with the victim as part of a retaliatory attack.
4 women and a 12 year old girl Exploded when the gunman opened A car caught fire yesterday as it drove past a memorial near Euston station in central London.
A 7-year-old girl is understood to be fighting for her life again this morning. Female she was 21, 41, 48 and 54 years old.
A man is said to have jumped out of his car and opened fire when a white dove, a symbol of peace, was released at a prayer service.
Witnesses said the suspect was pursued by armed police to a nearby train station.
A woman at last night’s funeral said, mail on sunday: “People say the intended target of the shooting was a man who attended the service.
“There is speculation that it was some sort of retaliation attack.”
Pastor Jeremy Troode, who conducted the funeral, told The Sun on Sunday:
“A woman lay on the ground, believed to be seriously injured.”
Mourner Jawida Ifgaral said:
“When the service was over, we were outside to see the pigeons flying.
“A black car came and started shooting bullets. It was chaos.”
Another Witness who took refuge in a church added:
“Whether it was a bomb or a gunman, no one knew. We were looking for a place to hide.
Yesterday’s service was a celebration of Colombian Frecia Calderon, 50, and her daughter Sara Sanchez, 20, who had leukemia.
They died within days of each other in November. Frecia suffered a pulmonary embolism, and when she got off the plane at Heathrow Airport, she collapsed in front of Sarah and died.
Home Secretary Suera Braverman said last night:
“My thoughts are with them and their families.
“Metropolitan Police fully support a thorough investigation and the arrest of those responsible for this horrific crime.”
After the attack, about 12 police cars and 6 ambulances and 1 ambulance rushed to the scene.
The Met confirmed that all six victims were shot.
The woman’s injuries were not life-threatening, but police said the 48-year-old woman could be life-changing.
A 12-year-old boy suffered a minor leg injury and was taken to hospital, where he was discharged.
Superintendent Ed Wells said:
“Our thoughts are with all the victims, but especially with the 7-year-old girl in her life-threatening condition and her family.
“The investigation into this horrific attack is already well underway, involving local police officers and professional detectives.
“I assure the community of Camden and beyond that we will do everything possible to identify and bring those responsible to justice.
“Locals can expect an increased visible police presence in the area over the weekend and in the coming days as this investigation progresses.
“Anyone with information is encouraged to report to the police or anonymously to CrimeStopper.”
A search is underway for the culprit who was in the blacked out car.
“Initial investigations suggest the shot was fired from a moving vehicle,” said London’s Metropolitan Police.
Ali Hassan Ali, 40, a former Metropolitan Police officer, claimed that a young man wearing a balaclava escaped and was chased by police.
Yesterday’s funeral celebrated the lives of Colombian Frecia Calderón, 50, and her daughter Sara Sanchez, 20, who contracted leukemia.
Frecia suffered a pulmonary embolism and fatally collapsed in front of Sarah after stepping off a plane at Heathrow in November.
No arrests have yet been made in yesterday’s attack in the constituency of Labor leader Sir Kea Sturmer.
He said he was “extremely shocked” and urged anyone with information to come forward.
London Mayor Sadiq Khan said: “This is a very tragic incident. My thoughts are with those injured and their families.”
However, Sir Stephen Greenhalf, a former Tory minister and former deputy mayor of the capital’s police force, denounced the labor mayor.
“Why are guns back on the streets in such large numbers?”
The case follows last year’s Liverpool murders of Olivia Pratt Corbell, 9, and hairdresser Elle Edwards, 26, in a Merseyside pub on Christmas Eve.
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