Neighbours tell of fear after man is shot in stomach

General view shot of Trinity Close, Leytonstone

General view shot of Trinity Close, Leytonstone

First published in News This Is Local London: Photograph of the Author by , Reporter, covering Walthamstow, Leyton and Leytonstone. Call me on 07768 507 739

Neighbours have spoken of their fear after a man was shot in the stomach in a Leytonstone street.

Police were called to Trinity Close following reports of a 22-year-old man with gunshot wounds at around 11pm on Tuesday.

A 42-year-old woman, who did not want to be named, said: “There was loads of commotion. There was a car parked up and I could hear people saying ‘someone’s got shot’."

“There was a girl, she was screaming."

The man is in hospital in a serious but stable condition, and a 23-year-old man has been arrested.

For more on this story see this week's Waltham Forest Guardian and Chingford Guardian.

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