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Police attacked scene of suspected shooting and stabbing in Brixton | UK News

A crowd threw objects at police at the scene of an alleged shooting and stabbing in Brixton, south London.

Officers, some with firearms, were deployed to Moorland Road on Wednesday around 9:30 p.m. after what Metropolitan Police described as a “serious incident”.

A large police presence was observed in Brixton on Wednesday evening after a serious incident.  Pic Be-Ye / @ beniremedy / Twitter
A teenager has been arrested for attempted murder. Pic Be-Ye / @ beniremedy / Twitter

Paramedics from London Air Ambulance were also present and police said a man in his mid-20s was found with what are believed to be gunshot wounds and stab wounds.

He was taken to a south London hospital, where his condition was assessed not to be life threatening but could be life changing, police said.

A 17-year-old boy was arrested for attempted murder and remains in custody.

Police found a man in his 20s with gunshot wounds and stab wounds.  Pic Be-Ye / @ beniremedy / Twitter
A man in his twenties was found injured at the scene. Photo: @ beniremedy / Twitter

The force said officers were approached by a large group of people and objects were thrown at them.

No officer was reportedly seriously injured, and Territorial Support Group officers worked to disperse the crowd.

A crime scene remains in place and a police presence in the area.

Anyone with information is asked to call the police on 101 quoting the Cad reference 7951/02 June.

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This notice was published: 2021-06-03 08:26:00

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