Teenage boy dead and man in his 20s injured in two shootings in North Woolwich
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A murder hunt has been launched after a teenage boy was shot dead and a man in his 20s injured in two shootings in North Woolwich.
The boy, who is in his mid-teens, was found injured on Roebourne Way, yesterday at around 10.45pm.
He died at the scene.
Shortly afterwards a man in his 20s was found with a gunshot injury in Claremont Close.
He was rushed to hospital where his injuries are not being treated as life-threatening and he is in a stable condition.
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Detectives are trying to establish whether the two shootings are linked.
An incident room has opened under Detective Chief Inspector Jamie Piscopo of the Met’s Homicide and Major Crime Command.
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Anyone who witnessed either shooting or has any information should call the incident room on 020 345 3715, Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or via Twitter @MetCC.