Police are appealing for information and witnesses following a shooting in the Geraldine Mary Harmsworth Park by the Imperial War Museum.
The victim collapsed outside the Albert Arms
He managed to call the emergency services whilst making his escape. He was taken to hospital where he remains in a stable condition.
It is believed that the male suspect, who is described as a light-skinned black man, approx 20-years-old, approx six foot tall, wearing a two-piece blue tracksuit with a blue baseball hat, escaped with approximately two other male youths through the park.
The Met's shootings investigation team at Jubilee House, Putney is investigating this incident and asks anyone who witnessed the shooting or anyone who has any information to call the incident room on 020 8785 8580. Or, if you wish to remain anonymous, please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
It is the second time in a fortnight that the park has made the news, following an incident in which Old Vic artistic director Kevin Spacey was robbed of his mobile phone in the park.