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Man shot after slashing police officer

Man Shot After Slashing Police Officer
Man Shot After Slashing Police Officer

Police were called at 9.43pm on Tuesday, 19 March to Knights Close, Hackney, following reports of a domestic disturbance at a residential address.

A 28-year-old man was reported to be armed with knives and making threats to kill.

Specialist firearms officers attended the scene.

One officer sustained a slash injury. Firearms officers were deployed and a male was shot by police.

He has been conveyed to an east London hospital; we await an assessment of his condition.

The officer’s injury is not believed to be life-threatening. There are no other reported injuries.

The Met’s Directorate of Professional Standards has been informed.

The Independent Office for Police Conduct are aware and have launched an independent investigation.