London Metropolitan Police on man shot at tube station

Man shot at Stockwell tube station

We can confirm that at just after 10am this morning, Friday 22 July, armed officers from the Metropolitan Police entered Stockwell tube station in south London.A man was challenged by officers and was subsequently shot.

London Ambulance Service and the Helicopter Emergency Service attended the scene.

The man was pronounced dead at the scene.

Stockwell tube station is closed and cordons of 200 metres are in place.

As is routine, officers from the Met's Directorate of Professional Standards have been informed.

   Bulletin 0000000232 22 July 2005 

Information provided by the London Metropolitan Police Service