The British police and a friend said that the victim, Sasha Johnson, did not appear to be the target, but that she had received death threats in the past.
An activist who played a leading role in an anti-racism demonstration in the UK was shot and was in a critical condition in a London hospital.
Participating in the Advocacy Party said that Sasha Johnson (Sasha Johnson) played a leading role in the Black Lives Matter protest last year and was shot on Sunday.
The police and a friend said that this did not appear to be a targeted attack, although the party said Johnson had received “a large number of death threats” related to her actions.
The party said Johnson was “a powerful voice for our people and our community.”
The Metropolitan Police said that before 3 a.m. on Sunday, officials were asked to receive reports of shooting in the city’s Peckham area.
The police said the shooting took place near a house where the gathering took place. A 27-year-old woman was in a critical hospital after being shot.
It did not confirm her identity, but said: “There is no indication that this was a targeted attack or that this woman had received any credible threats to her before this incident.”
The detectives have appealed to witnesses, and no one has been arrested.
Friend Immarn Ayton said that she did not believe Johnson was the intended target.
She told the BBC: “As far as we know, she attended a party.”
“There is a rival gang who may have heard of someone feeling uncomfortable or distrustful at the party, so they turned to drive over and shot the garden, one of which apparently hit Sasha Johnson.
“But I don’t believe she is the intended victim.”
Like other countries, the United Kingdom has also faced racial unease since the death of American black police officer George Floyd on the knees of American police officers in May 2020.
A large number of people in the British protests called on the government and institutions to face the legacy of the British Empire and the huge profits that the country gained from the slave trade.
Last summer, Johnson gave a speech at a rally and was a newly formed leader of the Taking Initiative Party led by Black-led.