Police are investigating reports of a shooting at the scene of a car crash in West Hampstead.

Officers found a two-vehicle collision on Woodchurch Road after being called there shortly after 7pm yesterday - Thursday, June 23 - to reports of a "firearm discharge".

A Met spokesperson said the occupants of the cars were not at the scene when police, including firearms officers, arrived.

Ham & High: Police, including firearms officers, attended the scenePolice, including firearms officers, attended the scene (Image: Kate Gleeson)

"At this stage, there are no reported injuries and enquiries remain ongoing to establish whether a firearm was discharged," a spokesperson said.

"A crime scene remains in place and no arrests have been made."