Police were called just before 7 p.m. for reports of a shooting in Upton Lane, E7. Three men were found with gunshot wounds and were taken to hospital. Police are awaiting an update on their condition. No arrests at this early stage.
As a result of the incident, a section 60 has been approved for the #Newham district. It is valid until 3pm on Saturdays and gives officers increased stop and search powers to prevent further violence.
Any witnesses please call 101 with indication of CAD 6941 / 08Oct.