A 25-year-old man who suffered a head damage was rushed to hospital, the place he stays in a vital situation.
His household are being supported by a specifically skilled household liaison officer, police stated.
Two different males have been additionally taken to hospital. One has since been discharged.
An investigation has been launched by the Met’s Specialist Crime Command and enquiries are ongoing to search out these accountable.
The victims have been believed to have been travelling in a automobile alongside Middleton Highway when photographs have been fired from one other automobile, stated the pressure.
The opposite automobile drove away from the scene at pace earlier than officers arrived.
Detective Inspector Matthew Webb from Trident, Specialist Crime North, stated: “That is an horrendous incident on account of a firearms discharge on our streets.
“The arrest now we have made at the moment is a optimistic step in our investigation however we nonetheless want the assistance of individuals locally to carry these accountable to justice.
“I might urge anybody who witnessed the capturing, or who noticed a automobile being pushed erratically within the space on the time, to come back ahead and converse to us. Your data might be key.”
Anybody with data can contact police by calling 101 or tweeting @MetCC, quoting CAD 7439/14DEC. Alternatively, they’ll name Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.