Man injured in Stratford shooting

A man is recovering in hospital after he was shot as he was walking home in Stratford this morning.

The 18-year-old was fired on by another man in a car park off Abbey Road at around 12.30am.

He suffered a wound to his right arm and remains in hospital, where his condition is described as stable.

The suspect, who is described as black, fled the scene in a car after the shooting.

Police are investigating and say they are keeping an open mind regarding any motive.

Anyone with information should contact Operation Trident on (020) 8217 7377 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.