Man held over Brixton shooting

A man arrested yesterday in connection with a shooting in Brixton remains in custody at a south London police station, the Metropolitan Police said today. Police attended a two people suffering gunshot wounds to the hip and leg.

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Man charged after Brixton shooting

A 50 year-old man from Brixton has been charged with three counts of attempted murder following a shooting incident yesterday morning which left two people in hospital. Andrew Stephenson from Strathleven Road will appear before magistrates in Camberwell tomorrow.

He has also been charged with firearms offences.

Man remains in custody after Brixton shootings

A man arrested yesterday in connection with a shooting in Brixton remains in custody at a south London police station, the Metropolitan Police said today.

Police attended a woman, 59, suffering a gunshot wound to the knee, and a man, 59, suffering gunshot wounds to the hip and leg.

The London Ambulance Service attended and they were taken to a south London hospital for treatment. They remain there in stable, non-life-threatening conditions.

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Pair shot on Brixton street during eviction attempt

Two people were shot as they tried to evict a tenant from a house in south London, police said today.

A man aged in his 60s and a 59-year-old woman were left with gunshot wounds after attempting to force a man to leave a property in Strathleven Road, Brixton, this morning.

A Metropolitan Police spokesman said:

At this early stage it is understood that the two victims were involved in an eviction of a resident from a property.

Air ambulance attend to pair shot in Brixton

Two people shot on a street in Brixton, south London were both conscious when they were taken to hospital, the London Ambulance Service said today.

A spokeswoman for London Ambulance Service said:

We sent a responder in a car, two ambulance crews, London Air Ambulance and an officer.

Staff treated two patients, a man reported to be in his 60s and a 59-year-old woman. They were both treated for gun shot wounds and taken as priorities to hospital.

The woman was escorted by a doctor from the air ambulance.

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