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Shooting of policeman in London not being treated as a terrorism incident - police

FILE PHOTO: Metropolitan Police Commissioner Cressida Dick is seen before Queen Elizabeth II delivers the Queen's Speech during the State Opening of Parliament at the Palace of Westminster in London, Britain December 19, 2019. Leon Neal/Pool via REUTERS

(Reuters) - The shooting of an officer in a police station in south London on Friday is not being treated as a terrorist incident, London police chief Cressida Dick said.

“Our investigation is led by homicide investigators from the Specialist Crime Command,” she said in a statement. “We are not treating it as a counter-terrorism incident. We are doing all we can to establish a motive for the murder.”

Reporting by Stephen Addison; Editing by Sandra Maler