Olly Murs Caught Up In Oxford Circus ‘Gunfire’

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Singer Olly Murs has spoken about hearing gunshots while in a Selfridges store, in London.

The pop star tweeted:

F*ck everyone get out of @Selfridges now gun shots!!

I’m inside

Murs then tweeted to say he didn’t know what was going on:

Really not sure what’s happened!

I’m in the back office… but people screaming and running towards exits!

Murs continued to speak out about how the store was being evacuated:

Evacuating store now!!!

F*ck heart is pounding

The tweets have come while officers are responding to a reported incident at London’s Oxford Circus tube station.

There have been reports of people running away from the scene, as well as reports of the station being evacuated.

Met Police are now advising people to avoid the area in question, as well as Regent Street, with footage emerging showing officers clearing crowds away.

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Met Police sent the following tweet:

Our officers are on the scene at #OxfordCircus tube station with @BTP

Please avoid the Oxford Circus area whilst we deal with the incident. More info asap

This was followed up by another message to the public:

If you are on Oxford Street go into a building.

Officers are on scene and dealing. More info when we can

Met Police have now said:

Police called at 16:38 to a number of reports of shots fired on #OxfordStreet & underground at Oxford Circus tube station.

Police have responded as if the incident is terrorist related. Armed and unarmed officers are on scene and dealing along with colleagues from @BTP

This story is developing and more information will be given once available.