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Murder suspect arrested after man shot in Lambeth

A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was fatally shot in Lambeth.

He now remains in police custody, but police are continuing to appeal for witnesses and more information about the shooting.

Officers were called by medical staff at St Thomas’ Hospital after the man was dropped off by a “private vehicle” at 2.30am on May 11.

Jazmel Dashourn Patterson-Low, 26, from Lambeth, died about half an hour later.

Detectives believe Jazmel was shot on the Westbury Estate in St Rule Street.

His family is supported by specially trained officers.

His death was confirmed by a post-mortem examination on May 12 and the fatal injury was determined to have been caused by a single gunshot wound.

Reports suggest up to 40 people had gathered nearby when a standoff broke out at around 2am.

Anyone with information or footage is asked to call police on 101 quoting reference 884/11 May. Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

Detective Inspector Martin Thorpe, Specialist Crime, is leading the investigation and said: “This arrest shows that our investigation is making progress, but I am still appealing for any witnesses or anyone with information to get in touch.

“We know a group of around 40 people gathered in and around St Rule Street on Friday night and into the early hours of Saturday morning.

“A dispute appears to have broken out quickly after 2am, resulting in gunfire.

“A number of people have come forward to provide information and I am extremely grateful.

“However, I’m sure there are other people who will know what happened on St Rule Street and who was responsible for the shooting. I urge them to come forward and share this information.”