Police arrest man over Rotherhithe barber shooting

News Desk (18 June, 2015) Crime

The Deptford man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and possession with intent to supply class A drugs,

2494The scene of the shooting in Rotherhithe New Road.

Police investigating a shooting at a barber’s shop in Rotherhithe New Road on 8 May have arrested a 27-year-old Deptford man.

As reported by the News, a 38-year old woman suffered an injury to her leg during the incident last month. She was brought to hospital with non-life threatening injuries.

Yesterday evening, officers arrested the man on suspicion of attempted murder and possession with intent to supply class A drugs as part of a “pre-planned, intelligence-led operation.”

Police found £25,000 in cash and a “large quantity” of crack cocaine and equipment at his home. He was also found in possession of £6,000.

He remains in custody at a south London police station.

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