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Teenager shot in the face in Ilford

PUBLISHED: 14:04 09 December 2018

The teen also had injuries to his hand and shoulder. Picture: Google Maps

The teen also had injuries to his hand and shoulder. Picture: Google Maps

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A teenager has been shot in the face in Ilford.

Armed officers and Redbridge police arrived at Mortlake Road at around 11.50pm yesterday (Saturday, December 8), after the London Ambulance Service (LAS) said they had reports of “a man shot”.

A 19-year-old teenager was found at the scene suffering from “gunshot injuries”.

As well as being shot in the face, he also had been shot in his hand and shoulder.

A Met Police spokeswoman said: “He was taken by LAS to an east London hospital with non-life threatening and non-life changing injuries.

“No arrests have been made.

“Officers from the Trident and Area Crime Command are investigating”.

If anyone has any information about the incident, call police on 101

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