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UPDATE: Double shooting in Crystal Palace

News   •   Dec 11, 2018 15:59 GMT

Five arrests have been made by officers investigating a double shooting in Crystal Palace over Halloween in which two men suffered serious leg injuries.

Detectives are continuing to appeal for information about the shooting, which happened on Lunham Road on the evening of Wednesday, 31 October.

Police were called at approximately 17:50hrs by the London Ambulance Service to reports of a firearm being discharged. Officers and LAS attended.

The victims, two men aged 25 and 24, were taken to hospital. Both have sustained life-changing injuries.

A woman sustained a minor injury (graze).

It is believed that at the time of the shooting, a group of people were filming a music video. The suspects approached and a number of shots were fired.

Five men have been arrested in connection with the shooting:

- A 23-year-old man [A] was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence on Tuesday, 6 November and has been released under investigation.

- A 20-year-old man [B] was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence on Friday, 23 November. He was bailed to a date in late December.

- A 21-year-old man [C] was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence on Friday, 23 November. He was bailed to a date in late December.

- A 19-year-old man [D] was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence on Saturday, 3 November. He is released under investigation.

- A 21-year-old man [E] was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence on Wednesday, 5 December and has been released under investigation.

Officers from the Met’s Trident and Area Crime Command are leading the investigation and are keeping an open mind to the motive. One line of enquiry is that the attack may be gang-related.

Enquiries are ongoing.

If you attended the music video shoot and have not yet spoken to police, or you witnessed this incident and have not yet come forward, call 101 quoting reference 5795/31OCT, tweet @MetCC or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.