Shooting In Tulse Hill, London

15th March 2016

Detectives from the Met's Trident and Area Crime Command are appealing for witnesses following a shooting in Brixton.

On Sunday, 7 February, at about 19:00hrs, a 20-year-old man was walking along Tulse Hill, SW2 with two friends, when the pillion passenger of a passing moped got off and chased the men, firing two shots towards them. The suspect then got back onto the moped and the two suspects rode off towards Norwood.

The victim suffered a single gunshot wound to the upper right thigh. Nobody else was injured.

The victim was taken by the London Ambulance Service to a south London hospital for treatment and was released the following day.

The rider of the moped is described as wearing a light coloured helmet. The suspect who fired the shots is described as wearing a black, full face helmet with white flashings and dark trousers with white stripes on the leg.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses or anyone with information about the shooting, who has not come forward, to contact them by calling 020 8247 4863 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

To view the CCTV image visit www.met.police.uk

 

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