Detectives from Trident Crime Command are appealing for information following a shooting in Lambeth.
The incident happened at about 00:50hrs on Saturday, 1 June on Forster Road, Brixton Hill.
The victim, a 24-year-old man, was riding a cycle on the road when shots were fired at him from a passing car.
The victim was hit by pellets and received injuries to his buttocks.
He was taken to a west London hospital by paramedics and has since been discharged.
Detectives are trying to trace two cars, a dark BMW and a silver Ford that were seen near the scene of the shooting.
Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101 or contact via Twitter @MetCC. Quote CAD 534/01JUN.
To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or online at crimestoppers-uk.org.
Please support your local paper by making a donation
Cheques should be made payable to “MSI Media Limited” and sent by post to South London Press, Unit 112, 160 Bromley Road, Catford, London SE6 2NZ
Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has encouraged everyone in the country who can afford to do so to buy a newspaper, and told the Downing Street press briefing recently: “A free country needs a free press, and the newspapers of our country are under significant financial pressure”.
So if you have enjoyed reading this story, and if you can afford to do so, we would be so grateful if you can buy our newspaper or make a donation, which will allow us to continue to bring stories like this one to you both in print and online. Everyone at the South London Press thanks you for your continued support.
Get the latest local news delivered every week!