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Young man remains in hospital after being shot in Wembley

The man was taken to a Major Trauma Centre Credit: Twitter/@LAS_JRU

A man was shot in Wembley in the early hours of this morning. Police were called to Grove way in Wembley at 04.30am after reports of a shooting.

The London ambulance service arrived at the scene, and a man aged in his mid-20s, was taken to a north London hospital where he remains in a serious condition.

Three men have been arrested for affray, they are in custody at a northwest London police station.


WWII bomb found in Wembley has been detonated

The Luftwaffe Sprengbombe-Cylindrisch bomb found at the site Credit: British Army/Sgt Rupert Frere RLC

A Second World War bomb has been removed from a site in north London and blown up.

The studio where Britain's Got Talent is filmed was evacuated following the discovery, along with around 300 homes, as the Army worked on the device near Wembley Stadium. It was taken outside the capital for the detonation.

The 50kg bomb, dropped during Nazi air raids in the early 1940s, was unearthed by builders working near the stadium yesterday afternoon.

The Army warned of a "genuine risk to life" as homes and businesses, including Fountain Studios, were evacuated.

How many bombs fell on London during WWII?

The unexploded wartime bomb found in Wembley is the second found in the capital in three months.

In March, one was was found in Bermondsey.

But given the number of bombs that fell on London during the height of the Blitz, is it that surprising?

The Bombsight project has an interactive map which attempts to mark the locations of as many as possible of the bombs dropped from 1940 to 1941.

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Weekend games unaffected by unexploded bomb

Wembley Stadium has said matches scheduled to take place at the stadium this weekend will go ahead - despite the presence of an unexploded bomb nearby.

In League Two, Wycombe Wanderers are due to take on Southend in the play-off for a place in League One on Saturday.

Swindon will face Preston in the League One play-off final on Sunday.

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