Two arrested after man in his late teens shot and killed in south London

A man in his late teen has been shot dead in south London.

The man was found fighting for his life but died just over half an hour later in Friar Mews, West Norwood, this afternoon.

Two males have been arrested on suspicion of murder.

He was the 30th person to be murdered in the capital so far this year and the second to have been shot.

Scotland Yard said: “Detectives are investigating following the fatal shooting of a male in Lambeth.

“Two males have been arrested on suspicion of murder and taken to south London police stations for questioning.

Police were called at 4.11pm on Wednesday 27 March by London Ambulance Service to reports of a young male in a critical condition in Friar Mews, West Norwood.

“Officers and paramedics attended the scene. The male was pronounced dead at the scene at approximately 4.45pm.

“He is believed to be aged in his late teens. Officers are in the process of informing his next of kin.

“Formal identification awaits; a post-mortem examination will be scheduled in due course.

“A crime scene remains in place.

“The Homicide and Major Crime Command have been informed and will be leading on this investigation.

“A number of enquiries including review of local CCTV footage and forensic analysis at the scene are in hand.”


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