Croydon shooting sees man, 28, fighting for his life in hospital

Police rushed to Oak Bank, New Addington during the early hours of Saturday, June 22
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A 28-year-old man is fighting for his life after a shooting in Croydon yesterday morning (Saturday, June 22). Officers rushed to Oak Bank, New Addington shortly after 4.30am when someone reported gunshot fire.

Police arrived to find a man had been shot. London Ambulance Service and an air ambulance crew were also called to the scene as the victim was taken to hospital.

Scotland Yard said his injuries are life-threatening. No arrests have been made, as a crime scene is currently in place.

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A Met spokesperson said: "Police were called at 4.31am to Oak Bank, New Addington following reports of a firearms discharge. Officers responded with the LAS and London's Air Ambulance.

"A 28-year-old man was found a gunshot injury. He was taken to hospital, where he remains. His condition is being treated as life-threatening.

"There have been no arrests at this early stage. A crime scene is in place and enquiries re ongoing. To share information and material with police, call 101 ref CAD 1420/22 Jun."

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