Croydon shooting: Man, 37, fighting for his life after shooting near a Croydon church

Two men, aged 24 and 30 have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and are currently in custody.

A 37-year-old man was rushed to hospital and is fighting for his life after being found on a Croydon street with multiple gunshot wounds.

Emergency services were called to the scene on Church Street, near the Minster, shortly before 9pm on Saturday (March 13).

The victim was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital where he remains in critical condition on Sunday afternoon (March 14).

Two men, aged 24 and 30, have been arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and are in custody.

Detectives from the Specialist Crime South Command are investigating.

Two forensic tents were seen in the cordon on Sunday and officers were talking to residents living in the flats overlooking the area.

The scene is not far from Church Street tram stop and Reeves Corner.

A spokesperson for the Met Police said: “Officers were called shortly after 8.50pm on Saturday to Church Street, Croydon.

“A 37-year-old man was found with gunshot wounds at the location, near to junction with Reeves Corner.

“He was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition.