Southwell Road
Crime Scene: Jerome Edwards was shot dead at a party in Camberwell in the early hours of Sunday morning PHOTO CREDIT: Anthony Cuthbertson. 

Two men have been arrested in connection to the murder of Jerome Edwards, who was shot dead at a house party in Camberwell, south London, in the early hours of Sunday.

The 23-year-old from Catford, died in hospital. hours after being shot in the head at the flat in Southwell Road.

Police confirmed that one of the suspects is being held on suspicion of murder, while the other is on suspicion of attempted murder. Both men are believed to be in their early 20s.

"The man has yet to be formally identified, however officers are satisfied that the victim is Jerome Edwards, 23, from the Catford area," said a Metropolitan Police spokesman.

Law enforcement officers were called to the flat just before 5am where Edwards was founded wounded. A post-mortem examination conducted at Greewnich mortuary gave the cause of death as a gunshot wound to the head.

Another man went to hospital suffering from a gunshot wound to the ankle. Officers believe he was shot in the street near to the flat.

The 21-year-old victim's injuries are not believed to be serious and he was discharged from hospital on the same day.

Det Ch Insp Glen Lloyd said: "We are trying to piece together the circumstances around both incidents.

"We believe there could have been anything up to 100 people at the party and I am keen to speak to anyone who was inside the flat in Southwell Road; anyone who was in the street outside or anyone who was driving in the area after 4am on Sunday morning."

Anyone with information should call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.