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Man Shot On Brixton Street During Rush Hour

Friday 6th June 2014

The Met Police gang unit is investigating a shooting in south London last night.

Coldharbour Lane. Picture: Google Street View

Emergency crews were called to Coldharbour Lane in Brixton at around 6pm. It was after reports that one member of a group of men, seen in the area of Moreland Road, was in possession of a firearm.

A 21-year-old man is being treated for injuries to his leg in hospital. His condition is not life-threatening.

No arrests have been made.

Officers from the Trident Shootings Team are investigating. Detective Sergeant Ewan Robertson said:

"Coldharbour Lane is a major thoroughfare. At 6 o'clock in the evening traffic was busy and there were a large number of people in the area. I am appealing for any witnesses who may have been present at the time the incident took place to contact police."

Anyone with any information is asked to call the incident room on 0208 247 4554 or Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 to remain anonymous.