By Isabel Togoh
A 15-year-old boy has been taken to hospital in a “potentially life-threatening condition” after being shot in south-east London.
Police were called to Unity Close in Lambeth at around 10.15pm after reports of the shooting, with the victim said to have walked away from the scene.
We continue to work at the scene of the shooting in Unity Close, SE19. The hospital’s initial assessment of 15yo victim is that his condition is potentially life-threatening. We await a further update. Anyone with info about this reckless act, pls call 101, ref CAD 7799/jan22
— Lambeth MPS – Central South Command (@LambethMPS) January 23, 2019
The boy was found with gunshot injuries and taken to a south London hospital, police said, as they described the incident as a ‘reckless act’.
No-one has been arrested in connection with the attack.
Witnesses or anyone with information is asked to call 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously 0800 555111.