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Gang squad investigate after teenager shot in the foot in Regent’s Park

Police believe the 17-year-old was cycling near Albany Road when he was shot

20 July, 2017 — By William McLennan

Doctors removed a bullet from the teen’s foot

A TEENAGE boy was shot in the ankle as he cycled through the Regent’s Park estate, police have said.

The 17-year-old took himself to hospital in the early hours of Monday and doctors removed a bullet from his foot.

Detectives from the Met’s gangs unit are investigating the shooting, which is believed to have taken place near Albany Street at some point between 11:30pm on Sunday and 00:30am on Monday.

Police said the victim told them he was shot as he cycled around the Regent’s Park estate.

The handgun found by police last month

If follows the discovery of a revolver and 13 rounds of ammunition in a unlocked vehicle in nearby Robert Street last month. Specialist officers carried out a fingertip search of the area after a tip-off from residents.

Detectives have asked anyone with information about the latest shooting to come forward.

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