Update: Witnesses to shooting of man, 20, in Dagenham urged to come forward

Witnesses to a shooting which wounded a 20-year-old man are being urged to come forward by police in Dagenham.

The incident, which took place around the Trefgarne Road area in Dagenham on Monday, November 26, was only reported to police once the victim had presented himself to staff at the Royal London Hospital in Whitechapel the same evening.

The gun-shot wound was not life threatening and the man continues to receive treatment.

Officers from operation Trident are investigating the incident. Trident Gang Crime Command is an arm of the Met police specialising in tackling gang violence and the prevention and investigation of all shootings in London.

No arrests have yet been made at this time. Anyone with information contact Albany Street police station on 020 8217 7355 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.