Young man fighting for life after Brixton shooting — man arrested for attempted murder

A young man is fighting for his life after being targeted in a gun attack in Brixton yesterday.

The shooting took place in Marcella Road at around 7:10pm on Thursday May 12.

The victim, who is in his 20s, is in a critical condition. A second man also suffered minor injuries.

Both males were taken to hospital suffering injuries that are believed to be gun shot wounds.

In response to the attack police initiated a section 60 across Lambeth giving them temporary stop and search powers and have since arrested a man on suspicion of attempted murder.

Featured image courtesy of Ray Forster, with thanks

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