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Man shot during police operation in Wimbledon

News   •   Dec 03, 2018 11:02 GMT

A man has been shot during a police operation in Wimbledon.

The incident happened at about 08:10hrs on Monday, 3 December in Lacock Close.

A proactive operation was conducted by officers from the Met’s Flying Squad assisted by firearms officers.

During the course of the operation, one man was shot by police.

He has been taken by London Ambulance Service to a London hospital. We await an update on his condition.

A second man has been arrested for conspiracy to rob.

The Met’s Directorate of Professional Standards have been informed.

A number of roads in the area, including Haydons Road, have been closed and a forensic scene is in place.

The Independent Office for Police Conduct has launched an independent investigation.