A man in his 20s has died after being shot in broad daylight in a south east London street.Police were called to reports of ‘suspicious activity’ in Sydenham at 3.45pm today and found a young man with gunshot wounds.
Despite the efforts of ambulance crews, the man tragically died at the scene five minutes later.
Photographs from the scene show police tape blocking off an area that contains a Lloyds bank.
A statement from the Metropolitan Police says: “Police were called at 15:45hrs on Sunday, 8 September to reports of suspicious activity in Sydenham Road, SE29.
“Officers attended. Shots were subsequently heard and firearms officers were also called to the scene along with the London Ambulance Service.