Boy, 16, in hospital after being shot in London


A teenager is in hospital after being shot in southwest London.

The 16-year-old boy was found in a critical condition and taken to a nearby hospital.

Scotland Yard said officers were called to the scene on York Road, Wandsworth, at about 12.45am on Sunday.

The boy is now in a stable condition.

No arrests have been made.

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Wandsworth police tweeted: “Police are currently dealing with an incident in York Road #Wandsworth cordons are in place, Usk Road also closed – traffic disruption expected, motorists please avoid area.”

Roads in Wandsworth, south London, have been shut after the shooting
Image: Roads in Wandsworth, southwest London, have been shut after the shooting

One Twitter user reported that she heard gunshots outside of her window.

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Sanober Ahmed wrote: “Gun shots heard outside my window and apparently a mans been shot… roads been cordoned off and police sniffer dogs searching the roads.”

Any witnesses or anyone with information should call 101 quoting CAD 354/2 SEPT.

From – SkyNews


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