London SE1 community website

Teenager shot on Lawson Estate

London SE1 website team

A boy in his mid-teens was shot on Saturday at Lyly House on the Lawson Estate off Great Dover Street.

Lyly House
Lyly House

Police were called to reports of a shooting at Lyly House at about 1.45pm on Saturday.

A male in his mid-teens was taken to hospital where his condition is described as "not serious".

A Metropolitan Police spokesman says that officers are continuing their enquiries into the incident; no arrests have been made so far.

Lyly House is on the Lawson Estate between Great Dover Street and Burbage Close.

The SE1 website is supported by people like you
This article on a map
Map
Keep up with SE1 news

We have three email newsletters for you to choose from:

We are part of
Independent Community News Network
Email newsletter

For the latest local news and events direct to your inbox every Monday, you need our weekly email newsletter SE1 Direct.

7,000+ locals read it every week. Can you afford to miss out?

Read the latest issue before signing up

Archive
News archive from February 1999 to January 2001
Got a story for us?
Contact us with your tip-offs and story ideas.