Man fighting for life after London shooting with two ‘attempted murder’ arrests

A 37-year-old man is fighting for his life in hospital after being shot in London.

The victim suffered multiple gunshot wounds in the shooting, which took place in Croydon at shortly before 9pm on Saturday.

Two men, aged 24 and 30, have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and are in custody.

Officers set up forensic tents inside a cordon in Church Street as they carried out investigations in the area.

The emergency services treated the victim at the scene before he was taken to hospital, where he remains in critical condition today.

Detectives from the Specialist Crime South Command are investigating.

The scene is not far from Church Street tram stop and Reeves Corner.

A spokesperson for the Met Police said: “Officers were called shortly after 8.50pm on Saturday to Church Street, Croydon.

“A 37-year-old man was found with gunshot wounds at the location, near to junction with Reeves Corner.

“He was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition.

“Two men have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and are currently in custody at a South London police station.”

Police are also calling on anyone who may have seen something to come forward to contact them on 101, quoting CAD 7335/13MAR.