Police continue to collect evidence at the scene of a shooting early Saturday morning in south London.

Police say one man was shot. He was taken to hospital by another person. The victim underwent surgery and was in serious condition. 

Scene of early morning in south London

Blood stain is visible on the sidewalk along Nixon Avenue in south London. (Bernard Graham)

The shooting happened at a house on Nixon Avenue near Ferndale Avenue. Police responded to a call at around 4:30 a.m.

Police told CBC News that a gathering had been underway at the house at the time of the shooting.

A number of people were seen running from the scene, according to police. No arrests have been made at this time.

Scene of early morning shooting in south London

London Police Service Major Crime Section has taken over the investigation. (Bernard Graham)

Blood could be seen on the sidewalk in front of the house.

The area around the house was taped off as investigators were seen going in and out of the side door.

A forensics van remained parked at the scene.