Taxi driver caught up in Islington shooting

A taxi driver has been caught up in a shooting in Essex Road, Islington.

Two people were injured and the rear screen of a taxi was shot out.

The shooting occured at around 9.30pm on 20th september on the section of Essex Road south of Canonbury Station.

Two people were injured, a 40 year old man and a 34 year old woman. The injuries were not life threatening and were believed to have come from flying glass.

The taxi driver caught up in the incident was not injured, although the rear screen was damaged in the shooting. Mike White took to Twitter and said:

Police are hunting a lone gunman. Anyone with any information has been asked to contact 101 quoting reference 8010/20September.

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