Firearms probe launched after early morning attack

Detectives are appealing for information after a 22-year-old man was shot in Walthamstow.

Police were called at approximately 2.59am on Sunday, 31 March to Penrhyn Avenue, E17 to reports of a man suffering a gunshot injury.

Officers and London Ambulance Service attended; he was taken to an east London hospital for treatment – his condition is not life threatening.

His next of kin have informed.

No arrests at this time.

The investigation is being led by detectives from the Trident and Area Crime Command.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101 or contact via Twitter @MetCC. Quote CAD784/31 March.

To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555