Murder investigation launched after man shot dead in south London

Kit Heren (13 September, 2021)

Two other women were treated in hospital for less serious injuries

47896Ferrey Mews, near where the shooting took place

Police have launched a murder inquiry after a 27-year-old man was shot dead in Brixton on Sunday night (September 12).

Officers were called by ambulance workers to the scene of the shooting in Ferrey Mews, off Overton Road at about 9pm on Sunday. Two people were found with gunshot wounds.

A 27-year-old man died at the scene. A woman, who officers believe to be 29, was taken to hospital with injuries that are not thought to be life-threatening.

A third woman, thought to be 26, later took herself to hospital with minor injuries. Police have not made any arrests and the investigation is ongoing. The dead man’s next of kin have been informed.

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

You can also contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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