Man Critically Injured In Westminster Shooting

21st February 2018

Detective from the Trident and Area Crime Command are appealing for information and witnesses after a man was shot in Westminster.

Police were called by the London Ambulance Service at 20:35hrs on Tuesday, 20 February, to reports of a firearms incident at an address in Old Pye Street, Westminster SW1.

Officers attended the location and found a 24-year-old man with a gunshot wound to the head. He was taken by ambulance to a central London hospital where his condition is critical. His next of kin have been informed.

Two people were arrested at the scene on suspicion of attempted murder. They are currently in custody at a central London police station.

Enquiries continue. Anyone who witnessed the incident, or has information that may assist police, should call Trident officers on 101 quoting reference 7136-20 FEB.

To remain anonymous, call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit the website.

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