Man in 30s left with gunshot wounds to leg and stomach after Croydon shooting

A man has been left with gunshot wounds to the leg and stomach after a late-night shooting in Croydon.

Police were called to Church Street at 9pm on Saturday, March 13, where they found the found the victim who is in his 30s.

The man was taken by London Ambulance Service to a South London hospital where he remains in an induced coma with his condition being described as “life-threatening”.

Two people have been arrested and charged in connection with the incident and have been remanded in custody.

Detectives investigating the shooting have released a CCTV image of somebody who is believed to have witnessed the incident.

Officers want to identify this person who is believed to have witnessed the incident

Detective Constable Melanie Burridge, from the Met’s Specialist Crime Command, said: “We have been carrying out a range of enquiries and I am now appealing for the person in this image to contact us immediately.

“I would like to make it clear that you are not in any trouble, but we believe you may have vital information about an incident which resulted in a man being left in a critical condition in hospital”.

Anybody who recognises the person in this image – or has information about the shooting – is asked to tweet @MetCC or call 101 quoting CAD 7335/13Mar.

To remain anonymous contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

 


 

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