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Shooting outside Old Kent Road nightclub

London SE1 website team

A woman is seriously ill in hospital after being shot outside Virgo's nightclub in Old Kent Road early on Monday morning.

Police say that they were called to Virgo's nightclub at about 4.20am on Bank Holiday Monday where they found a woman suffering from gunshot wounds.

The victim, in her thirties, is said to be in a "serious, but stable" condition in hospital.

Officers from Operation Trident are investigating the incident.

Old Kent Road was closed to traffic following the incident.

The incident comes less than a week after a 17-year-old boy was stabbed in Old Kent Road.

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