The Met's gang squad are investigating after a man arrived at a London hospital with a gunshot wound. Last night, police were called to reports of a fight in which passers-by saw firearms being brandished at Burgess Park. Detectives are linking the two incidents. The man's injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.
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