Young woman fighting for her life after being shot in London
A young woman has been left fighting for her life after being shot in the early hours of the morning.
The victim, who is thought to be in her 20s, is in hospital with life-threatening injuries after being gunned down in Peckham, south-east London.
She was found seriously injured on a street by officers who were called to reports of gunshots shortly before 3am.
Paramedics and firearms officers rushed to the scene in Consort Road and the woman was taken to hospital.
No one has yet been arrested and detectives are searching for the shooter.
Detective Chief Inspector Jimi Tele said: ‘We are all hoping that this young woman’s condition improves.
‘Our investigation is in its early stages and urgent inquiries are under way to establish the circumstances.
‘I would appeal to the residents of Consort Road and the surrounding area to check any doorbell or dashcam footage for any suspicious activity that may relate to this investigation.’
A large police presence remains in the area and a number of roads are closed while officers carry out their enquiries.
Anyone with information is urged to contact 101.
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