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Investigations launched following shootings in north and east London

News   •   Apr 03, 2018 07:30 BST

Separate investigations have been launched after two teenagers were shot in north and east London yesterday evening, Monday, 2 April.

A 17-year-old girl died after she was found with gunshot wounds in Tottenham.

Police were called at approximately 21:35hrs to Chalgrove road, N17 to reports of a shooting.

Officers attended along with the London Ambulance Service and found the teenage girl suffering from a gun shot wound.

Despite the best efforts of the emergency services she was pronounced dead at the scene at 22:43 hours
Her next of kin have been informed.

Formal identification awaits. A post-mortem examination will take place in due course.

In Walthamstow, a 16-year-old boy was found suffering from gun shot injuries and he is currently in a critical condition.

Police were called at approximately 22:00hrs to Markhouse road, E17 to reports of shots fired.

The emergency services attended and two teenage boys - aged 16 (Victim 1) and 15 (Victim 2) were found injured.

Victim 1 - was found suffering from gunshot injuries and Victim 2 - with stab injuries.

They were both taken to an east London hospital.

Victim 1 remains in a critical condition and Victim 2 has life-changing injuries but not life-threatening.

There have been no arrests at this stage in relation to both incidents and they are not being treated as linked.

The Homicide and Major Crime Command are investigating.

Anyone with information should contact police on 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.