Two dead and another critically injured after London shooting

The shooting took place in Ilford, east London, the Metropolitan Police said

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Two men have died and a third has been left critically injured after a shooting in Ilford, east London, the Metropolitan Police said.

Officers were called to Henley Road in Ilford at around 12.15am on Tuesday morning following reports of a fight in progress and shots fired.

They found three men with gunshot injuries.

Two men have died and a third has been left critically injured after a shooting in Ilford
Two men have died and a third has been left critically injured after a shooting in Ilford
Henley Road, Ilford
Henley Road, Ilford

One man in his 20s was pronounced dead at the scene, while another died a short time later.

The third victim, aged in his 30s, was taken to hospital and remains in critical condition.

There have been no arrests and the investigation is ongoing.

The Met said officers believe they know the identity of the man in his 20s and work is ongoing to identify the other man killed in the shooting.

The force added: "Crime scenes and road closures are in place.

"Any witnesses or those with information, video or images that could assist police, should call 101 or tweet @MetCC ref CAD 99/25 Oct."