A DOUBLE shooting has left a teenager in hospital as witnesses say he went “knocking on doors for help” after another night of Lawless London bloodshed.
Cops found the 19-year-old suffering a gunshot wound after they were called to Ilford, East London, at around 11.40pm last night.
Shortly afterwards police were called to reports of another shooting just a mile away, and found firearms had been used. The two incidents are being treated as linked.
The teen’s condition is still not known, but police have confirmed his life is not in danger.
‘KNOCKING DOORS FOR HELP’
Shocking photos from the scene show a wall and car smeared with blood in Hornbeam Close, a road where the injured man reportedly sought help.
Items of clothing, including a bag, a torn T-shirt and a single sandal, litter the cordoned off stretch.
An untouched chocolate milkshake and glass, along with a pile of towels and a First Aid bag, were also perched on the wall immediately outside a row of homes.
Last night cleanupilfordlane wrote: “on my way to the bus stop, someone has been shot & stabbed last night in loxford area.
“He went knocking on doors for help in Rowan close, oak tree grove & Hornbeam Close I think.
“The whole area is cordoned off #dontfeel safe”.
Metropolitan Police said in a statement: “Police were called on Friday, 28 June at 23:41 hours to reports of shots fired in Loxford Lane, Ilford.
“Officers attended and found a 19-year-old man suffering from a gunshot injury.
“He has been taken to an east London hospital. We await an update on his condition.
“A short time later police were called to shots fired in High road, Ilford.
“No reported injuries, however there was evidence of a firearms discharge.”
No arrests have been made and enquiries are ongoing.
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Anyone with any information should contact police on 101 quoting CAD9699/28 Jun or alternatively please contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.
These latest shootings come come just a day after friends of Yusuf Mohamed, 18, claim he was stabbed while out buying milk for his mum in Shepherd’s Bush.
At least 56 people have been murdered in London alone so far this year.
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