16-year-old in critical condition after shooting

A teenager is fighting for his life after being shot in southwest London.

The 16-year-old boy is in a critical condition and has been taken to a nearby hospital.

Scotland Yard said officers were called to the scene on York Road, Wandsworth, at about 12.45am on Sunday.

No arrests have been made.

Wandsworth police tweeted: "Police are currently dealing with an incident in York Road #Wandsworth cordons are in place, Usk Road also closed - traffic disruption expected, motorists please avoid area."

One Twitter user reported that she heard gunshots outside of her window.

Sanober Ahmed wrote: "Gun shots heard outside my window and apparently a mans been shot... roads been cordoned off and police sniffer dogs searching the roads."

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