Two injured in night-time shooting

Detectives are appealing for information after two people were shot in Brixton on Wednesday (6 June).

Police were called at approximately 11:05pm to reports of a firearm discharge in Somerleyton Road, Brixton, Lambeth.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended the scene and found a 34-year-old female with gunshot injuries.

She was taken to a London hospital for treatment; her condition is not life-threatening or life changing.

A 16-year-old youth with gunshot injuries subsequently attended a London hospital – his condition is not life-threatening or life changing.

There have been no arrests and enquiries continue.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information should call Trident officers by calling 101 and quoting reference CAD 9111 06JUN18. You can also tweet information to @MetCC.

To give information anonymously contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org

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