An urgent manhunt is underway after three people were left injured in a moped shooting in Clapham.

Officers had been chasing the moped after it failed to stop in the Clapham area just before 5pm yesterday (March 1). 

The force said that a firearm, believed to be a shotgun, was discharged by the rider near Clapham Common South Side.

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Two people suffered shotgun pellet injuries, while a third was injured by the moped.

Their injuries are believed to be non-life threatening. 

The suspects fled the scene and officers are now attempting to trace the moped.

Police said a firearm had also been recovered at the scene.

A local barber said he was left “shocked” after hearing shooting close to his shop near Clapham Common.

The man, who gave his name as Kaka, 34, who works in Chop Barbers, told the PA news agency: “I was in the shop just before 5pm and I heard a gunshot up the road.

“We were all shocked because it was so close, the police were everywhere afterwards.”

A crime scene is in place and there have been no arrests.