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A boy has suffered “possibly life-changing” injuries after being shot in east London.
Police attended an address in Kerry Drive, Upminster after reports of a shooting on Friday night.
The boy, 11, was taken to hospital along with a man in his 40s who suffered cuts to the head after the attack, which took place around 9.30pm. It is not known if the cuts were related to the shooting.
The boy’s condition is not thought to be life-threatening, police said.
Officers have not arrested anyone in connection with the attack.
A police helicopter helped look for suspects but with no success at this stage.
Anyone with any information related to the shooting is asked to call police on 101 quoting ref 7285/01may or to contact Crimestoppers to remain anonymous.