Teenager dead and man injured in North Woolwich shootings

Roebourne Way Image copyright Google
Image caption The boy was found with a gunshot injury in Roebourne Way

A teenager has died and a man, thought to be in his 20s, is injured after they were shot near London City Airport.

The boy, thought to be aged in his mid-teens, was discovered by police in Roebourne Way, North Woolwich, on Friday at about 22:45 BST.

He was treated by paramedics but was pronounced dead at the scene.

The other victim was taken to hospital after being found in nearby Claremont Close. Police said his injuries were not thought to be life-threatening.

No arrests have been made.

Scotland Yard said they were in the process of informing the teenager's next of kin and a post-mortem examination would take place "in due course".

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Image caption The man, aged in his 20s, was discovered injured in Claremont Close

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