Man ‘shot in street’ as armed police called out to incident in London

A man has reportedly been shot in the street in broad daylight.

Armed police have been called to the incident outside a supermarket in Streatham, south London, it's understood.

Mirror Online has contacted Met Police but Lambeth MPS tweeted confirming officers are present.

But witnesses suggested on Twitter they'd heard at least three gunshots.

"I don’t know but I think like I heard 3 gun shot in Streatham," one person tweeted.

"Something major happening in Streatham High Road. Armed police and roads closed off," read another comment.

Another social media user posted: "Armed police have just shot a guy with a knife on the high road. It’s all happening in Streatham today."

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Ambulances have also been pictured at the scene.

Buses are on the diversion in the area as part of the road is closed.

Streatham High Road is part of a major thoroughfare through south London and links the area with Croydon, Brixton and other parts of the capital.

The area is largely in the Borough of Lambeth.

The investigation into the incident continues.

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