Man, 39, critically injured after being shot in the street
A 39-year-old man is in a critical condition after being shot in the street in east London today.
Armed police were called to Reede Road in Dagenham, at 4am, where the man and a 32-year-old woman were found injured.
He was taken to hospital and is in critical but stable condition, while the woman suffered only minor injuries.
Detectives from the Metropolitan Police’s Trident unit, which deals with non-fatal shootings, are investigating and have appealed for witnesses to come forward.
A statement from the force said there would be increased patrols in the area in the wake of the shooting.
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