London shooting: 'Long-serving' Croydon police officer murdered at HQ had extended family

A "long-serving" Metropolitan Police officer died after he was shot inside a police station by a man who then turned the gun on himself.

The victim died in hospital after the gunman, who was being detained, opened fire at Croydon custody centre in south London during the early hours of Friday. The 23-year-old murder suspect is in a critical condition in hospital with a self-inflicted gunshot wound after he was held at the scene. Scotland Yard said no police firearms were fired during the incident at around 2.15am.

Of the victim, Sky News correspondent Martin Brunt said: "He was a long-serving officer nearing the end of...
source: Express

2020-09-25 15:29
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