Man shot in his car near London Fields in critical condition as police seek answers

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man is battling life-threatening injuries after being shot in his car near London Fields[1] in "broad daylight". Emergency services found the 24-year-old suffering from a gunshot wound at the junction of Shrubland Road and Albion Drive on Tuesday. He was rushed to hospital where he remains in a life-threatening condition.

Detective Inspector Matt Webb said the shooting[2] "happened in broad daylight in a built-up residential area". "We believe the victim was sitting in his motor vehicle when he was shot at close range. He is currently in a critical condition in hospital and his family are being supported by specially trained officers."

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Met Police[3] are appealing for witnesses who were in the area - about 7.45pm on Tuesday.

"We are particularly keen to hear from anyone who saw a silver Jaguar 4x4 in the area at that time," said Mr Webb.

So far, there have been no arrests.

Anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101, quoting CAD 6840/02AUG or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

References

  1. ^ London Fields (www.standard.co.uk)
  2. ^ shooting (www.standard.co.uk)
  3. ^ Met Police (www.standard.co.uk)

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