A DOUBLE shooting has left a teenager in hospital as witnesses say he went “knocking on doors for help” after another night of Lawless London bloodshed.
Cops found the 19-year-old with a gunshot wound after they were called to the scene in Ilford, East London, at around 11.40pm last night.
Shortly afterwards police were called to reports of another shooting in Ilford, and found firearms had been used. The two incidents are being treated as linked.
The teen’s condition is not known, but police have confirmed his life is not in danger.
Twitter user cleanupilfordlane said: “on my way to the bus stop, someone has been shot & stabbed last night in loxford area.
“He went knocking on doors for help in Rowan close, oak tree grove & Hornbeam Close I think.
“The whole area is cordoned off.”
Metropolitan Police said in a statement: “Police were called on Friday, 28 June at 23:41 hours to reports of shots fired in Loxford Lane, Ilford.
“Officers attended and found a 19-year-old man suffering from a gunshot injury.
“He has been taken to an east London hospital. We await an update on his condition.
“A short time later police were called to shots fired in High road, Ilford.
“No reported injuries, however there was evidence of a firearms discharge.”
No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.
Anyone with any information should contact police on 101 quoting CAD9699/28 Jun or alternatively please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
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