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UPDATE: Arrest following shooting in Tulse Hill, SW2

News   •   Jul 01, 2019 18:50 BST

Detectives investigating an attempted murder in Tulse Hill have released a man on bail.

Officers arrested an 18-year-old man on suspicion of attempted murder on 27 June. He was taken to a central London police station but has been released from custody on bail to return on a date in late July.

At 21:40hrs on Sunday, 16 June, police were called to reports of shots fired on the Tulse Hill Estate, SW2.

A 17-year-old male subsequently attended hospital with gunshot wounds where he remains in a stable condition. His next of kin have been informed.

Detectives from the Trident team continue to investigate.

Investigating officer Detective Inspector Ed Facer, said: “The incident happened outside the community centre where a Father’s Day event was taking place. I am confident that there are witnesses who have not yet come forward to police.

“I am particularly keen to hear from anyone who was at the Father’s Day event, or has mobile phone or dash-cam footage of the incident or the preceding events or immediate aftermath.

“We need to hear from you to build on our understanding of what unfolded.”

Police are appealing for witnesses, as well as anyone who was at the event at the time, to come forward.

Anyone with information can contact officers from Trident on 101 quoting reference CAD7689/16JUN19.

Information can be given anonymously on Crimestoppers via 0800 555 111 or by visiting https://crimestoppers-uk.org/give-information.