June 17, 2017 5:38 pm
Updated: June 17, 2017 7:48 pm

Report of gunshots prompts large police response in south London

Several police officers attend the Holiday Inn in south London. June 17, 2017

Christian D'Avino/AM980

Police have cleared the scene at a hotel in south London following reports of gunshots.

Just before 2:30 p.m. Saturday, officers responded to the Holiday Inn Hotel & Suites on Wellington Rd. South near Southdale Rd. after receiving a report of  the sound of gunshots.

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Several police officers attended and searched the area but no suspicious activity was found.

“There is no threat to public safety at this time,” said Cst. Josh Kenny.

At 7 p.m., the building was deemed clear and re-opened for guests to return.

No injuries were reported.


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