BREAKING NEWS: London Bridge – man shot, gunshots fired

Reports are flooding in that Met Police have rushed to the scene on London Bridge amid gunshots being fired near London Bridge Hospital.

Photos of the scene show a lorry across the bridge, with traffic at the scene locked down.

Eyewitnesses report a man running around with a knife has been shot dead.

The London Ambulance crews are at the scene.

Update 15:15 – Met Police have confirmed that a man has been detained following a stabbing. The brave members of the public held down the man with the knife before the police arrived on scene.

The man has been shot by police.

Update 15:21 – Reports of a white van acting suspicious, turning around on the bridge before the attack happened. Police are carrying out investigations.

Update 15:27 – Met Police confirm they are responding to the incident as terror related, although the circumstances remain unclear.