Police have launched a murder probe after a 27-year-old man was shot dead and two women were injured in south London.

Paramedics alerted officers to reports of a shooting on Ferrey Mews, Brixton, shortly before 9pm yesterday (September 12), where they found a man and woman with gunshot wounds.

Despite the efforts of the emergency services, the man was pronounced dead at the scene a short time later.

His next of kin have been informed.

The woman, believed to be 29, was rushed to hospital with injuries that are not believed to be life-threatening or life-changing.

A woman, believed to be 26, later self-presented at a south London hospital with superficial injuries.

No arrests have been made, as enquiries into the circumstances continue.

Anyone who witnessed the incident or who has information about what took place should call 101 or tweet @MetCC, giving the reference 7163/12SEP.

Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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