Court hears an innocent teenage boy was stabbed to death when two youths involved in a gang war mistook him for one of their enemies
A 16-year-old boy has been charged with the murder of a promising teenage footballer.
A promising teenage footballer described as a "role model" for his community has been stabbed to death in Brixton.
Police and bailiffs clashed with protesters in Rushcroft Road, Brixton as the eviction at one of the properties got underway.
Reports that police have clashed with a group of squatters they're attempting to evict from a block of flats in Brixton.
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.
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.
A bailiff and an housing officer were two of the people shot during a routine eviction in south London today. Armed officers were called to the scene and have since arrested one man.
They're said to be "shaken" - but not seriously hurt- after they were fired at six times during a row on Strathleven Road just before 10 o'clock.
Ronke Phillips reports:
Workers shot in brixton eviction row "shaken" but not seriously hurt. @itvlondon
Detective's say at least 6 shots fired by gunman in brixton eviction row shooting. Suspect chased staff along road firing gun. @itvlondon
The female victim shot as she tried to evict a tenant in south London was an income officer at the Metropolitan Housing Association, they said today.
The 59-year-old woman and a man in his 60s were left with gunshot wounds after attempting to force a man to leave a property in Strathleven Road, Brixton, this morning.