Teenager arrested after Forest Gate shooting

A 19-year-old man was arrested following an alleged shooting attended by gang police.

Officers from Trident Gang Crime Command were called to Strode Road, Forest Gate, at 11.50pm on Wednesday night after shots were reportedly fired.

A man was arrested but later released with no further action taken.

Officers from the Trident and Area Crime Command continue to investigate.

Enquiries continue.


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Anyone with information is asked to contact either Crimestoppers 0800 555 111 or Trident Area Crime Command on 0207 230 9767.

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