Man shot in Green Lane released from hospital

PUBLISHED: 13:22 02 July 2015 | UPDATED: 15:40 02 July 2015

Shooting on Green Lane near Goodmayes Road

Shooting on Green Lane near Goodmayes Road


A man shot yesterday morning in Goodmayes has been discharged from hospital.

Shooting on Green Lane near Goodmayes RoadShooting on Green Lane near Goodmayes Road

Police confirmed that the man in his 50s, who was in a “critical condition” following what police believed was a drive-by shooting, was well enough to leave hospital this afternoon.

Trident officers have launched an investigation into the incident in Green Lane, after police were alerted to the shooting at 5.49am.

Officers later cordoned off Green Lane between Goodmayes Road, Goodmayes, and Valence Avenue, Dagenham, for the rest of the morning.

A police statement read: “Enquiries continue to establish the full circumstances and officers retain an open mind as to any motive at this early stage.”

No arrests have been made.

Police are urging anyone with information to call Trident officers on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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