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Teenager shot in the stomach during fight at a Tube station

A teenager is in a serious condition after being shot in a fight at a Tube station.

Police activity on the platform at Barking Station Credit: Twitter/@itslwilliams/PA Wire

Police said the fight between the victim and two male suspects began on board a Hammersmith and City Line train out of London on Wednesday night.

It then spilled on to the platform at Barking station, at which point the victim was shot and the two suspects fled.

The victim was taken to hospital, where a small bullet was discovered inside his stomach.

Credit: Twitter/@itslwilliams/PA Wire

This was a violent and rare attack which took place on a late night train out of London. Officers were on scene within minutes and we are working hard to identify and trace the men responsible for this assault. We understand that this was a frightening incident for passengers on the train and at the station, and would encourage anyone who witnessed the attack or the moments leading up to it to come forward and tell us what they saw.

– DCI Sam Blackburn, British Transport Police