West Norwood shooting: Boy, 15, seriously hurt in attack

A teenage boy has suffered "potentially life-threatening" injuries after he was shot in south-east London.

The 15-year-old victim managed to walk away from the scene in West Norwood but was taken to a south London hospital for treatment, Scotland Yard said.

Police were called to Unity Close at about 22:15 GMT on Tuesday. The Metropolitan Police described the shooting as "a reckless act".

No-one has been arrested in connection with the attack.

Police officers gave the boy first aid after they found him him suffering gunshot injuries.

He was taken to hospital once paramedics arrived at the scene.

The shooting is being investigated by the Met's Trident unit, which looks into gang and gun crime, along with officers based in Lambeth borough.

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