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Man in a serious condition after Hackney shooting

A man is in a serious condition in hospital after being shot in east London.

The 19-year-old suffered several gunshot wounds in Powell Road, Hackney, at about 1620 BST on Saturday.

The Metropolitan Police said the victim was airlifted to a north London hospital with life-threatening injuries.

The force has appealed for anyone with information about the incident to contact officers.

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