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A triple shooting has left a man in a critical condition where the attackers are still at large.

Three men were shot dead on Upton Lane in Forest Gate, East London on Friday, October 8, just before noon.

Two men receive hospital treatment for non-life-threatening injuries. The other man fights for his life on intensive.

Police have confirmed that no one has been arrested for the shootings at this time and are asking witnesses to contact them to help their investigations.

Officers have been given powers to carry our increased stops and searches to prevent further violence.

The shootings caused air ambulance crews to arrive in a joint response due to the serious nature of the attack.

One of the three wounded in the shootings is fighting for his life
One of the three wounded in the shootings is fighting for his life

The men were found with gunshot wounds on Upton Lane in Forest Gate, East London, according to a report in Mirror Online.

The London Ambulance Service has released an update on the shooting.

They said, “We were called at. 18:58 tonight (October 8) to Upton Lane, E7, to report that a number of people were injured.

Three men were shot last night, which got a strong presence of the police at the crime scene today
Three men were shot last night, which got a strong presence of the police at the crime scene today

“We sent a range of resources to the site: three ambulance crews, three doctors from our joint task force, a clinical team leader, an incident response officer and an advanced paramedic.

“We also sent teams from the London Air Ambulance.

“We treated three people on the spot and took all three to a major trauma center.”

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Police are asking witnesses to get in touch by calling 101 with citation of CAD 6941 / 08Oct.

A spokesman for the London Ambulance Service said: “We were called at. 18:58 on October 8 to Upton Lane, E7, to report that a number of people were injured.

“We sent a range of resources to the site: three ambulance crews, three doctors from our joint task force, a clinical team leader, an incident response officer and an advanced paramedic. We also sent teams from the London Air Ambulance.

“We treated three people on the spot and took all three to a major trauma center.”

The A114 Upton Lane in Forest Gate is closed in both directions and there is a traffic jam from Grosvenor Road to Whyteville Road.

A Section 60 stop and search order has been approved throughout the Newham borough until 3 p.m. tomorrow (Saturday, October 9).

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