Sasha Johnson, co-organiser of the Million People March and Black Lives Matter activist, on a demonstration in London last August

Sasha Johnson: BLM activist in critical condition after gunshot to the head

The Black Lives Matter activist Sasha Johnson is in a critical condition after sustaining a gunshot wound to her head in an incident in south London, her affiliated group, Taking the Initiative party, has announced on social media.

In a statement on the group’s Facebook page, the party said the incident happened in the early hours of Sunday and followed “numerous death threats”.

A Met police statement said there was nothing to suggest that it had been a targeted attack.

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