A man has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a 15-year-old boy was shot in south-east London.

It happened at 5.30pm this evening in Avonley Road, New Cross.

The Met Police's gang unit Trident are investigating.

The teenager was taken to hospital and is a serious but not life threatening condition.

A male was arrested a short time after the incident on suspicion of attempted murder.

Met Police spokesman