Teenager and woman in hospital after double shooting in Brixton

Chiara Giordano (07 June, 2018) Crime Emergency services

Police say their injuries are not life changing or life threatening

22418Somerleyton Road in Brixton (Google street view)

A sixteen-year-old boy and a woman are being treated in hospital after a double shooting in Brixton.

Police were called to reports of a firearm discharge in Somerleyton Road at about 11.05pm on Wednesday, June 6.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended the scene and found a 34-year-old female with gunshot injuries.

She was taken to a London hospital for treatment; her condition is not life threatening or life changing.

A sixteen-year-old boy with gunshot injuries subsequently attended a London hospital.

His condition is not life threatening or life changing.

There have been no arrests and inquiries continue.

The incident comes after a double shooting in Wodehouse Avenue, Peckham, on June 2 left one man in a critical condition.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information is asked to call Trident officers on 101, quoting reference CAD 9111 02JUN18.

You can also tweet information to @MetCC.

To give information anonymously contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org

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