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A teenage boy is in hospital after being shot in south London

A teenage boy is in hospital after being shot in south London

A teenage boy is in hospital after being shot in south London

A 16-year-old boy has been shot in the back and legs, police said.

The teenager was discovered with bullet wounds shortly before 10pm on Friday night in Camberwell, south London.

He was taken to hospital in a serious condition but his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.

A Scotland Yard spokesman said: "Police were called to reports of shots fired in Coleby Path.

"Officers attended and found a male, believed to be aged 16, with gun shot wounds to the back and legs."

Officers from the Met Police's Trident unit, which tackles gun crime within the black community, were today continuing their investigations.

No arrests have been made.

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