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Man injured in Barking drive-by shooting

PUBLISHED: 10:12 15 August 2018 | UPDATED: 12:52 15 August 2018

The shooting took place on Campus Avenue Picture: Ken Mears

The shooting took place on Campus Avenue Picture: Ken Mears

Ken Mears

A man has been injured in a drive-by shooting at Academy Central in Barking.

Police and the London Ambulance Service were called to Campus Avenue at around 11.12pm yesterday where a 24-year-old man had been shot twice.

His attackers are believed to have fired at him from a passing vehicle.

The man was taken to hospital but his injuries are not life-threatening.

There have been no arrests and enquiries continue.

Anyone who witnessed this incident but has not yet come forward is asked to call Barking and Dagenham Police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 quoting reference CAD8867/14AUG.


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