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Police witness appeal after 3 teenagers are shot

PUBLISHED: 17:52 23 February 2009 | UPDATED: 14:05 05 October 2010

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a shooting incident in East London on Friday evening when three teenagers were wounded. It followed dispute involving groups of youths in London Fields about 9.45pm when shots were heard in Lamb Lane

POLICE are appealing for witnesses following a shooting incident in East London on Friday evening when three teenagers were wounded.

It followed dispute involving groups of youths in London Fields about 9.45pm when shots were heard in Lamb Lane.

Officers found a 17-year-old and an 18-year-old with gunshot wounds in nearby Wells Street. Both were taken by ambulance to hospital. Another 17-year-old was located at hospital after he made his own way there. All three were later discharged after treatment.

A 15-year-old schoolboy and a man of 20 were arrested at London Fields and have been bailed to return in April pending further enquiries.

Police are urging witnesses or anyone with information to contact the Trident team, which investigates shootings in the Black community, on 020-8217 7366, or anonymously Crimestoppers on 0800-555111.

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