Man shot in his car near London Fields in critical condition as police seek answers


man is battling life-threatening injuries after being shot in his car near London Fields in “broad daylight”.

Emergency services found the 24-year-old suffering from a gunshot wound at the junction of Shrubland Road and Albion Drive on Tuesday.

He was rushed to hospital where he remains in a life-threatening condition.

Detective Inspector Matt Webb said the shooting “happened in broad daylight in a built-up residential area”.

“We believe the victim was sitting in his motor vehicle when he was shot at close range. He is currently in a critical condition in hospital and his family are being supported by specially trained officers.”

Met Police are appealing for witnesses who were in the area – about 7.45pm on Tuesday.

“We are particularly keen to hear from anyone who saw a silver Jaguar 4×4 in the area at that time,” said Mr Webb.

So far, there have been no arrests.

Anyone with any information is asked to call police on 101, quoting CAD 6840/02AUG or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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