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Man found with fatal gunshot wounds in Lewisham

News   •   Sep 08, 2019 16:59 BST

Detectives are continuing to investigate following a firearms incident in south London.

Police were called at 15:45hrs on Sunday, 8 September to reports of suspicious activity on Sydenham Road, SE26. 

Officers attended. Shots were subsequently heard and firearms officers were also called to the scene along with the London Ambulance Service.

A man in his 20s was found with gunshot wounds. He died at the scene at 15:50hrs.

Enquiries continue to establish how the man came by his injuries.

One man has been arrested in connection with the investigation and remains in custody at a south London police station.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to call police 101 quoting CAD 4860/8Sept or the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111. They do not ask your name and cannot trace your call or I.P address.