A man has been shot and another has been stabbed in north London.

Armed police were scrambled to Seven Sisters Road in Finsbury Park to reports of gunshots heard in the area at about 9.45pm on Monday night.

Officers arrived to find a 30-year-old man suffering a knife wound.

A second man, believed to be in his late twenties, was discovered with a gunshot injury in the nearby Blackstock Road.

Both were rushed to hospital.

The stab victim was in a stable condition, a Met Police spokesman said.

The second victim’s injuries are also not thought to be life-threatening.

The area was sealed off and officers remained at the scene into the night.

Images shared on social media showed police guarding Seven Sisters Road as a number of emergency service vehicles line the street.