Man killed and women injured in Brixton shooting (Report)

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Man killed and women injured in Brixton shooting (Report)
Man killed and women injured in Brixton shooting (Report)

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was killed and two women were injured in a shooting in south London.

Paramedics called police to Ferry Mews in Brixton, where two people had suffered gunshot wounds, just before 9pm on Sunday.

One of the victims, a 27-year-old man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The second, a woman aged 29, was taken to hospital with injuries that are not life-changing.

Later, a third woman, aged 26, took herself to a hospital in south London with superficial wounds.

There have been no arrests as of yet and enquiries are ongoing.

Anyone with information can call police on 101 giving the reference 7163/12SEP, or, to remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

A spokesperson for the Metropolitan Police said: “At 20:57hrs on Sunday, 12 September, police were alerted by the London Ambulance Service to reports of a shooting in Ferrey Mews, SW9.

“Officers attended with paramedics and found two people with gunshot wounds.

“Despite the efforts of the emergency services, a 27-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

“His next of kin have been informed.

“A woman, believed to be aged 29, has been taken to hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life threatening or life changing.

“A third person, a woman who is believed aged 26, later self-presented at a south London hospital with superficial injuries.

“At this early stage, there have been no arrests; enquiries into the circumstances remain ongoing.

“Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has information about what took place should call 101 or tweet @MetCC, giving the reference 7163/12SEP.

“Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.”

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