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Appeal for information after shooting in Dagenham

News   •   Apr 30, 2021 12:00 BST

Detectives have issued an urgent appeal for information after a man was left critically ill in a shooting in Dagenham.

Police were called shortly after 18:25hrs on Thursday, 29 April to reports of a man with gunshot injuries Maplestead Road.

Officers attended along with London Ambulance Service and found a man in his 20s with a gunshot injury to his face. His condition is being treated as critical but stable.

Detectives from the Met's Specialist Crime Command (Trident) are investigating and enquiries continue. At this early stage, there have been no arrests.

Anybody with information or dashcam footage of the incident is asked to call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC quoting CAD 5778/29April. To remain anonymous contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.