A man in his twenties is fighting for his life in hospital after he was shot in Streatham, south-west London In the very early hours this morning (5 August).
The victim was taken via air ambulance to a central London hospital this morning suffering from gunshot injuries.
One twitter user commented: “Woken up by what sounded like 2 gunshots on my road in Streatham, and now armed police seem to be conducting some sort of raid? Anyone know what’s going on??”
Met police were called at 02.10am to Wellfield Road, SW16 following reports of a stabbing. However, evidence of a firearms discharge was discovered at the scene.