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Teenager shot in the neck in Barking

PUBLISHED: 08:37 07 February 2018 | UPDATED: 09:09 07 February 2018

The attack took place in Gascoigne Road. Picture: Google

The attack took place in Gascoigne Road. Picture: Google

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Police are investigating after a teenager was left with ‘possibly life-changing injuries’ after being shot in the neck on the Gascoigne estate.

Officers were called shortly after 9.45pm yesterday to reports that a 19-year-old attended hospital having received gunshot wounds to the neck.

They believe he was attacked on Gascoigne Road, Barking, at around 9.30pm, and are appealing for witnesses to the shooting.

The victim remains in a serious but stable condition in a east London hospital.

His injuries are not deemed to be life-threatening but possibly life-changing.

Anyone who saw what happened is asked to call 101, or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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