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UPDATED:Armed police throw Lambeth housing estate into lockdown after shots fired

Armed officers from the Metropolitan police “Trojan”  along with response officers were scrambled to Moorland Road in Borough of  Lambeth just after 10:30 pm on Friday,  (December 9th) following reports of a person being shot by a weapon.

UPDATED:Armed police throw Lambeth housing estate into lockdown after shots fired

Armed Police Throw Lambeth Housing Estate Into Lockdown

Paramedics from the London Ambulance Service also called to assist officers at a property that has been surrounded by armed officers.
UPDATED:Armed police throw Lambeth housing estate into lockdown after shots fired

Armed Police Throw Lambeth Housing Estate Into Lockdown

The incident happened yards from a primary school on Moorland road  
UPDATED:Armed police throw Lambeth housing estate into lockdown after shots fired

Armed Police Throw Lambeth Housing Estate Into Lockdown

  A search dog can be seen in the street with his handler
UPDATED:Armed police throw Lambeth housing estate into lockdown after shots fired

Armed Police Throw Lambeth Housing Estate Into Lockdown

A large number of residents have been stopped from returning to their properties.
UPDATED:Armed police throw Lambeth housing estate into lockdown after shots fired

Armed Police Throw Lambeth Housing Estate Into Lockdown

A large crime scene remains in place. A spokesman for the Met Police said:  Officers are investigating shots fired in the Moorland Road area of Brixton just after 10pm last night. Nobody was taken to the hospital; there has been no arrest. Any witnesses yet to speak with police, please call 101 (ref 7321/09) or contact Crimestoppers anonymously.

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