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Police Investigate Shooting Incident in Dagenham

Officers from the Met Police responded to reports of a shooting incident on Porters Avenue in Dagenham at approximately 1.06pm on Wednesday, 5 June. Upon arrival at the scene, officers discovered a man, believed to be aged 22, suffering from injuries consistent with a gunshot wound.

Police Investigate Shooting Incident In Dagenham

Emergency medical teams from the London Ambulance Service and the London Air Ambulance swiftly attended to provide medical assistance to the injured individual. The victim was subsequently transported to a nearby hospital for further evaluation and treatment.

Police Investigate Shooting Incident In Dagenham

Fortunately, medical assessments have indicated that the injuries sustained by the victim are non-life threatening and non-life changing. However, the incident has prompted a thorough investigation by Police. As of now, no arrests have been made in connection with the shooting.

Police Investigate Shooting Incident In Dagenham

In response to the incident, members of the public can anticipate an increased police presence in the vicinity of Porters Avenue in the coming hours. The heightened police activity aims to reassure residents and gather crucial information that may aid in the ongoing investigation.

Police Investigate Shooting Incident In Dagenham

Authorities urge anyone with relevant information regarding the shooting to come forward and assist with the investigation. Any details, regardless of how insignificant they may seem, could prove invaluable in apprehending those responsible and ensuring the safety of the community. A Spokesman for the Met Police said:

Police Investigate Shooting Incident In Dagenham

At 13:06hrs on Wednesday, 5 June officers were called to reports of a shooting in Porters Avenue, Dagenham.

Police Investigate Shooting Incident In Dagenham

On arrival they found a man, believed to be aged 22, with injuries consistent with a gunshot wound.

Police Investigate Shooting Incident In Dagenham

London Ambulance Service paramedics and the London Air Ambulance attended.

The man was taken to hospital where his injuries have been assessed as non-life threatening and non-life changing.

An investigation is underway. At this early stage there have been no arrests.

The public can expect to see an increased police presence in the immediate area in the coming hours.

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