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Police investigate reported shooting in Belvedere pub

PUBLISHED: 17:22 04 April 2018 | UPDATED: 17:22 04 April 2018

Police are investigating a shooting at The Fox pub in Belvedere. Picture: Google

Police are investigating a shooting at The Fox pub in Belvedere. Picture: Google

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Police are investigating after a gun was fired inside a crowded at Belvedere pub over the Easter weekend.

On Saturday, evening (March 31), someone entered The Fox, in Nuxley Road, and opened fire inside the pub, which was full of customers trying to watch the Anthony Joshua boxing match.

The Metropolitan Police confirmed officers were called at 10.43pm to reports of a firearm being discharged in Nuxley Road,.

A spokesman said that an expended ammunition casing was recovered at the scene, and confirmed that no injuries had been reported and that enquiries are continuing.

The Woolwich Riverside Neighbourhood Watch tweeted:“Shots fired in Fox Pub in Belvedere tonight.Pub was packed because of the boxing.

“Armed police in attendance.”

The tweet also mentioned that “two men in balaclavas entered the pub” before beginning to shoot.

It ended: “Such a frightening world.”

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