A fifth person has been arrested after a shooting at a communal barbecue in north London.
Four people were injured when up to five males ‘indiscriminately’ fired a weapon into a large crowd during the event in Clarence Gardens in Camden on August 14.
Officers today said they had arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder on Friday.
It follows the arrests of a 22-year-old man on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent on Tuesday, while two boys, aged 16 and 17, were arrested on Wednesday night.
The 16-year-old was arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon and robbery, as well as possession of a firearm with intent.
The 17-year-old was held on suspicion of possession with intent to supply and possession of a firearm with intent.
Another 22-year-old man was arrested on Thursday on suspicion of possession of a firearm with intent, and all five have been bailed until mid-September.
Shots were fired into a group of people attending the communal barbecue near Regent’s Park just before 10.10pm last Saturday.
Firearms officers were sent to the scene, along with paramedics.
The injured – a 19-year-old woman, a 17-year-old girl, a 28-year-old man and a 73-year-old woman – were taken to hospital for treatment.
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