Statement from London’s Metropolitan Police Service: During an ongoing counter terrorism investigation this evening, Thursday, 27 April, armed officers entered an address in Harlesden Road, NW10, shortly before 1900hrs.
During the operation, a female, who is one of the subjects of the investigation, was shot by police. The woman, aged in her twenties, has been taken to hospital by London Ambulance Service. Due to her condition, she has not been arrested at this time and remains under police guard at hospital. We await an update on her condition.
Four people have now been arrested. The first, a 20-year-old man was arrested near to the address. A male aged 16 and woman aged 20 were arrested at the address. A 43-year-old woman was arrested in Kent a short while later.
All four have been arrested on suspicion of the commission, preparation and instigation of terrorist acts under section 41 of the terrorism act 2000.
— Kieran McKenna (@kieranmckenna1) April 27, 2017
They are currently in custody at a south London Police station.
The address and persons connected with it had been under observation by counter terrorism officers as part of an ongoing intelligence led operation.