13 June 2024 07:40 Appeal following shooting in Woolwich Detectives are appealing for witnesses and information following a shooting in Woolwich.

Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a man was shot in Woolwich.

Police were called at approximately 22:35hrs on Monday, 10 June to reports of a firearms discharge outside Granby House on Ogilby Street, SE18.

Officers attended, alongside armed officers, but a victim could not be located. Police were subsequently informed that a man in his 20s had attended a hospital suffering a gunshot injury. He remains in hospital in a serious condition, having sustained life changing injuries.

Detective Constable Nick Fletcher of Specialist Crime Trident, who is leading the investigation, said: “The victim of this shooting remains seriously ill and we are doing everything we can to find the person or people responsible for this attack.

“Anyone who witnessed this incident, or who has information that could assist police, is asked to get in contact immediately. If you do not feel confident speaking to a police officer, you can speak to the independent charity Crimestoppers.

“Finding those who carry and use firearms is one of our top priorities in order to protect our communities from serious violence and harm.”

At this early stage, there have been no arrests, enquiries into the circumstances continue.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or ‘X’ @MetCC and quote CAD 7941/10Jun. You can also speak anonymously to the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.