Crime

16 year old faces court today accused of attempted murder after shooting in New Cross

Bromley Magistrates Court. Image: Google street view.

Bromley Magistrates Court. Image: Google street view.

A 16-year-old boy from Deptford detained by the Met Police has been accused of accused of attempted murder.

The unnamed teenager is also accused of possession of a firearm, possession of ammunition and possession of cannabis with intent to supply.

The charges arise from a shooting in New Cross at 2.38 am in the early hours of Saturday morning 16th May.

The Met Police say  a 25 year old  man was found with gunshot wounds to the chest.

He was in a critical condition, but has now improved to being described as stable.

The 16 year old has been remanded in custody to appear before Bromley Magistrates Court today.

 

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