Policeman Shot in Waltham Forest

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Policeman Shot in Waltham Forest

A policeman has been shot in the shoulder during a surveillance operation n the Waltham Forest area.

The officer, who is in his 40s, was with a colleague from the Violent Crime Directorate when he was shot... The injured officer, who police say was unarmed, is described as being in a stable condition in hospital.

Two men were arrested, but police are looking for more people in connection with the shooting.

A spokesman said the officers were in the middle of the surveillance operation when "an incident occurred" and one was shot. He said they were not yet in a position to discuss the "fuller circumstances" of the shooting.

Last Updated 27 June 2006