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CCTV appeal after shots fired in Clapham

News   •   Feb 16, 2017 12:49 GMT

Police appealing for information after a suspect opened fire on a group in broad daylight have released CCTV of the incident.

The incident occurred in Lavender Hill, Clapham, on 18 May 2016 at around 17:00hrs, when a group of males became involved in an altercation with an unknown suspect on a bicycle across the road from where they were standing.

The male discharged a firearm in their direction; no one was injured.

The group then pursued the suspect who made off east on his bike along Lavender Hill. The suspect managed to get away.

A 9mm shell casing was recovered from the scene. It is believed that a 9mm hand pistol was used.

Officers from the Trident and Area Crime Command investigate.

Detectives have released CCTV of the incident in an attempt to identify and trace the suspect.

He was wearing either a black ski mask or dark-coloured scarf over his face.

The bicycle he was riding is described as a dark coloured mountain bike.

There have been no arrests, and enquires continue.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 020 8247 4863 or the police non-emergency line on 101. You can also tweet police @MetCC.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.