Armed police called to 'shooting and stabbing' in East Grinstead

Armed police and two air ambulances called to reports of ‘shooting and stabbing’ in East Grinstead as police hunt grey Fiat 500

Armed police and two air ambulances have been called to a suspected shooting and stabbing in Sussex this afternoon.

At least one stabbing and a shooting have been reported East Grinstead to Sussex Police, with officers hunting a grey Fiat 500.

Three casualties were seen being dealt with by emergency services.

Two air ambulances were sent to the incident at Moat Road, East Grinstead.

David Matthews tweeted: ‘So someone has been shot just up the road from our flat. We live in East Grinstead. WTF is happening to this world!’

A spokesman for Sussex Police said they were searching for a grey Fiat 500 believed to be involved in an incident at East Grinstead.

Two men have been injured and one is in a serious condition.

‘Police were called to Moat Road at 1.33pm on Tuesday (April 14).

‘Two men suffered injuries, the nature and the scale of which have not been fully established at this time, but are not currently thought to be life-threatening.’

One victims has been airlifted to hospital.

Police are currently searching for a number of people who made off from the scene in a grey Fiat 500.

Paul Farrar tweeted: ‘There was a person down on the pavement outside the Kings Field about 14.00. Then saw ambulances and Police cars coming in to town.’

Sussex Police said: ‘It is believed that that the incident is confined to a small group of people.

‘Anyone with information about the incident is asked to report online or call 101 quoting serial 645 of 14/04.’

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