Advertisement

Man faces 7 charges in south London hotel shooting: police

Investigators say they do not believe the shooting was a random incident.
Investigators say they do not believe the shooting was a random incident. Matthew Trevithick/980 CFPL

A London man is facing seven charges in relation to a south London hotel shooting that left a 55-year-old man injured, police said Wednesday.

The investigation began on the morning of June 17 when police say a 55-year-old man turned up at a city hospital with a non-life-threatening gunshot wound.

READ MORE: Shooting at south London hotel not considered random, police say

Police say they later determined a shooting had taken place about a half-hour prior to the man turning up to the hospital.

The incident occurred at the Ramada Inn at Wellington Road and Exeter Road in south London, according to police.

Investigators say they do not believe the shooting was a random incident.

READ MORE: Man in critical condition after shooting in London’s east end: police

A 44-year-old London man has been arrested and is facing seven offences including possession of a firearm or ammunition contrary to a prohibition order.

Story continues below advertisement

The accused is set to appear in court on Wednesday. A firearm has not been recovered, police added.

The 55-year-old victim in the case has since been released from hospital.