Police appeal after double London Shooting

man shot in face whilst sat in car in south east london

Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information after two men were shot in Southwark.

Police were called to Wodehouse Avenue, SE5 at 7.56pm on Saturday, 2 June to reports of a shooting.

Officers, including armed police, attended and found two men aged 22 and 25 suffering gun shot injuries.

Both males were taken by London Ambulance Service to central London hospitals where the 22-year-old man had treatment and his condition has been assessed as non-life threatening.

The 25-year-old did not sustain serious injuries.

At this early stage it is believed that the victims were sitting inside a vehicle at Wodehouse Avenue when they were attacked with shots being fired through the windows of the vehicle.

Detectives from Trident and Area Crime Command investigate. There have been no arrests. Enquiries continue.

DS Tom Walter from the Trident and Area Crime Command said: “We are appealing in particular for anyone who has dashcam footage who was in Southampton Way, Commercial Way or Wodehouse Avenue to contact us as a matter of urgency. All information will be treated in the strictest confidence.”

Anyone who has information or witnessed the incident should contact Trident detectives by dialing 101 quoting reference number CAD7382/2JUN.

To provide information anonymously please contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.