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Sydenham man shot in the chest is critical in hospital
A 28-YEAR-OLD has been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder after a man was shot in the chest in Sydenham last night (October 19).
Police were called at 9.46pm to Prospect Close after reports of gunshots being fired.
Officers and paramedics found a 20-year-old man suffering from gunshot injuries to the chest.
He was taken to hospital where, police say, he is in a critical condition.
A 28-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder. He is currently in custody.
The incident left parts of the area cordoned off, with a large build up of police cars along nearby Wells Park Road.
Trident are investigating.
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