Investigation following serious incident in Brixton
An investigation is ongoing following a serious incident in Lambeth last night.
Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at 21:37hrs on Wednesday, 2 June to reports of an injured man on Moorland Road, SW9.
Officers, including firearms officers, and London’s Air Ambulance attended.
A man, aged in his mid-20s, was found suffering what are believed to be gunshot injuries and stab wounds. He was taken by the LAS to a south London hospital; his condition has been assessed as not life-threatening but may be life-changing.
A 17-year-old male has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and remains in police custody.
Whilst at the scene, officers were approached by a large group of people and objects were thrown towards them.
Officers from the Territorial Support Group attempted and worked to disperse the crowds.
Fortunately no officers are believed to have sustained any serious injuries.
A crime scene is in place and a police presence remains in the area for the reassurance of local residents.
Anyone with information is asked to call police via 101 quoting reference Cad 7951/02Jun.