The shooting in Harrow district occurred at daylight, on a day off, on a busy street; the boys of thirteen and fifteen years old were injured.
With time difference of just two minutes, on May 6th, in the Wealdstone area, Harrow district, there were gunshots and in both cases, juvenile boys were targets for attacks.
The first call was received by policemen at 13:17 from High Street. Having arrived on the spot, policemen and paramedics found a fifteen-year-old with a gunshot wound. He was sent to the hospital. There are no exact information of the nature and severity of the trauma yet, but in Scotland Yard, journalists were told that the injury was not dangerous. The attacker could not be detained of hot pursuit.
At 13:19 the police received a second call - also from High Street, but a short distance from the first scene. A thirteen-year-old boy became a victim of an unknown and not caught shooter. In this case, the attack could end fatal: the teenager was wounded tangentially in the head, and paramedics said it was a miracle that he survived. The boy was sent to the hospital for stitching up. Eyewitnesses said that he was conscious, but the wound on the back of the head bled a lot.
In total, four firearm attacks occurred over the weekend, and one of them, in Kennington, on Saturday, May 5th, was fatal to a seventeen-year-old boy. In addition to the crimes in Harrow and Kennington, gunfire was open at New Cross. The wound of the 22-year-old man was not dangerous.