Shooting incident in Beckton street

Emergency services are responding to reports of a shooting in Beckton this afternoon.

Police and an air ambulance crew rushed to Peverel, on the Windsor Park estate, just after 2.30pm, where a man suffered a gunshot wound.

The London Air Ambulance Service confirmed they sent an ambulance to the scene, but they refused to confirm the identity of the patient in any way or what condition he was in.

Scotland Yard later confirmed a man had been shot and the victim was able to talk to police officers.