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.
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.