Croydon police officer shooting: Suspect in London HQ murder case is named


The suspect in the murder investigation has been named as 23-year-old Louis De Zoysa, Sky News reports. The man, from Norbury in south London, remains in a critical condition in hospital after shooting himself on Friday. 

On Friday the custody sergeant, 54, was shot in the chest at point blank range at Croydon custoy suite. 

The tragic incident happened after the suspect allegedly pulled a revolver from his trousers as he was about to have a coronavirus swab. 

The 23-year-old suspect is then understood to have turned the gun on himself.

Investigators said the suspect was in handcuffs at the time of the shooting.

More to follow…


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