Wednesday, 30 March 2011

Girl 5, and man, 35, injured in shooting in Stockwell Road

Last night there was a shooting in a newsagent in Stockwell Road. A girl aged five years old and a thirty five year old man were injured in the shooting. Neither are related.

Cllr Alex Bigham from Stockwell said, "our thoughts are with the victims at this time and their families."

Cllr Rachel Heywood, Lambeth Council Cabinet Member for Community Safety, said: “Tackling serious violence is a major priority for this council. A crime like this is hugely shocking and we will do everything in our power to assist the police with their investigation.”

The murder is being investigated by the Metropolitan Police Services’ Operation Trident and anyone with any information is asked to urgently contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

Stockwell Road remains closed  to traffic this morning.