Man rushed to hospital with gunshot wound in Ilford in Essex

man rushed to hospital with gunshot wound in ilford in essex

Police have launched an investigation following a shooting overnight in Ilford.

Officers were called on Friday, 28 June at 11.41pm 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 the discharge of a firearm.

No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.

Police have confirmed that they linking both incidents.

A section 60 has been put in place in the Ilford area following a shootings on High Road, Ilford and Loxford Lane. It is in effect until 3.45pm on 29 June.