Man, 27, is shot dead and two women are injured in Brixton shooting

Man, 27, is shot dead and two women are injured in Brixton shooting as police launch murder investigation

  • Paramedics called to Ferry Mews in Brixton after 27-year-old man was shot
  • A woman aged 29, was taken to hospital with injuries that are not life-changing
  • Later a third woman, aged 26, took herself to a hospital in south London

A murder investigation has been launched after a man was killed and two women injured in a shooting in south London.

Paramedics raced to the scene in Ferry Mews in Brixton, after the 27-year-old man was shot just before 9pm on September 12.

Despite the efforts of the emergency services, the man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police officers stand at the scene after the 27-year-old man was shot just before 9pm on September 12

A woman aged 29, was taken to hospital with injuries that are not life-changing and later a third woman, aged 26, took herself to a hospital in south London with superficial wounds.

There have been no arrests and enquiries into the circumstances remain ongoing. 

In a statement a Metropolitan Police spokesperson said: ‘At 20:57hrs on Sunday, 12 September, police were alerted by the London Ambulance Service to reports of a shooting in Ferrey Mews, SW9.

‘Officers attended with paramedics and found two people with gunshot wounds.

‘Despite the efforts of the emergency services, a 27-year-old man was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later. 

A woman aged 29, was taken to hospital with injuries that are not life-changing and a third woman, aged 26, took herself to a hospital in south London

A police van parked at the scene as officers carry out investigations into the shooting in south London

‘His 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.

Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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