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Shots fired in Oxford Circus, central London

Shots fired in Oxford Circus, central London

In a statement, police said they were called to the scene at the underground station and have asked people on Oxford Street to go into buildings and stay inside for the time being.

The Met Police have not found any evidence of shots fired or casualties. Metropolitan Police said that its officers had "responded as if the incident is terrorist related".

Chief Superintendent Martin Fry: "Thank you to everyone for bearing with us this evening and also to colleagues from all the emergency services who helped carry out a swift response".

"At this stage, we have received one report of a woman sustaining a minor injury when leaving Oxford Circus station", British Transport Police tweeted.

It added that police are still investigating the incident and are working to reopen the station as soon as possible.

Those who are not in the area should avoid travelling to Oxford Street.

People in'lockdown in the London Palladium theatre
People locked into the London Palladium theatre while the incident nearby is investigated

"The headline of their story was later changed to: "'No suspects, no shots, no casualties' say police after armed officers rush to Oxford Circus amid stampede of panicked shoppers sparked by fears that a gunman was on the loose". British transport police are also keeping an eye on the situation.

People running down Oxford Street, London after reports of shooting on 24 November 2017.

Social media users have reported being evacuated from the store and the doors being locked.

In a statement, they said: 'To date police have not located any trace of any suspects, evidence of shots fired or causalities.

The 20-year-old from California said: "Before it all I saw about 30 police officers speeding down the street".




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