Greenwich bridge closed after armed police shot man with firearm


A man with a firearm was shot by armed police in Greenwich, south-east London, today, August 5.

Police received multiple 999 reports of a man with a firearm on Creek Road at 2:31 p.m.

“Firearms officers arrived on the scene. The man was found. A police firearm was discharged and the man suffered a gunshot wound,” the Metropolitan Police said.

This footage, taken on Friday night, shows police cordoning off part of Creek Road.

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The man was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

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