Police forced entry to a Brixton property. Footage courtesy of Evening Standard
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Brixton shooting: Man and woman shot during eviction attempt

A man and a woman were shot as they tried to evict a tenant from a house in Brixton, south London, police said.

The man in his 60s and the woman, 59, from Metropolitan Housing Association, were attempting to force a man to leave a house in Strathleven Road.

Armed officers were called to the scene at about 09:50 BST. This footage shows the moment when they forced entry to a property and a man was arrested.

The arrested man was unarmed, but a gun was later found. He is in custody at a south London police station.

Footage courtesy of Evening Standard.

  • 03 Jul 2013
  • From the section London