Gang police investigate early morning Barking shooting

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Gang police are investigating after a man in his 20s was shot in the leg and taken to hospital yesterday morning.

Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended the scene following reports of a shooting in London Road, Barking, at 6.05am yesterday.

The man was taken to an east London hospital where he remains in a stable condition.

The road was sealed off as a police cordon was put in place.

No arrests have been made. Enquiries are ongoing.

A spokeswoman said: “Office from Trident Area Crime Command and Barking and Dagenham continue to investigate.”

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.