Update: Met Police say at this stage, no casualties have been located.
Please continue to avoid the Oxford Street and Regent Street area. If you are in the area, go into a building and stay inside until further notice.
— BTP (@BTP) November 24, 2017
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As we detailed earlier, London police have cleared out the main local shopping streets Oxford Street and Bond Street, and evacuated the Oxford Circus subway station following reports of gunshots at one of London’s largest department stores, Selfridges.
If you are on Oxford Street go into a building. Officers are on scene and dealing. More info when we can
— Metropolitan Police (@metpoliceuk) November 24, 2017
While there has been no official news yet, there have been twitter reports of gunshots at Selfridges.
Fuck everyone get out of @Selfridges now gun shots!! I’m inside
— Olly Murs (@ollyofficial) November 24, 2017
In Selfridges, multiple gun shots
— 99 Souls (@99SoulsOfficial) November 24, 2017
According to the Daily Mail, hundreds have been evacuated from Oxford Circus tube station amid reports of gunshots. Armed police have arrived on scene after a gunman was reported to have fired shots.
Witnesses at the scene described seeing a lorry on the pavement surrounded by police as if it had ‘ploughed’ into pedestrians. Next to the lorry, the pavement was said to be covered in blood.
Tweets show a heavy police presence in the vicinity of Oxford Circus:
— Victor (@VictorSimons3) November 24, 2017
— CHERYLL (@Cheryllasimpson) November 24, 2017
— Emily (@EmilyBarnfather) November 24, 2017
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