Police release image of man they want to speak to in connection with Greenwich shooting

Detectives investigating a shooting in Plumstead have released an image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with the incident.

At about 6:30pm, on Friday June 8, two men walked into a cab office in Herbert Road and requested a cab.

The men got into a cab. As the driver reversed, he saw a group of males approach the cab. One of them pointed a handgun at the cab and fired it once into the rear of the car, shattering the window, and narrowly missing the two passengers.

The suspects then ran-off from the scene in a car.

The two passengers got out of the taxi and made-off on foot.

No injuries were reported in relation to the shooting.

Police were called at about 6:35pm.

The incident is being investigated by the Met’s Trident and Area Crime Command and detectives have released the image of a man they would like to speak to regarding the shooting.

Anyone who recognises the man, or has information about the incident, should call police on 020 8247 4863 or 101.

Information can also be reported anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.

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