Woman gunned down in east London street is fighting for her life

Woman shot in Broadway Market is in serious condition in hospital. Picture: Met Police

Woman shot in Broadway Market is in serious condition in hospital. Picture: Met Police - Credit: MPS

A police hunt is under way in east London after a shooting near London Fields in which a woman was blasted with a shotgun and is now fighting for her life.

Police swoop on scene at London Fields, top end of Broadway Market, where woman was shot Sunday night. Picture: @999London

Police swoop on scene at London Fields, top end of Broadway Market, where woman was shot Sunday night. Picture: @999London - Credit: @999London

Detectives have launched a witness appeal after the shooting just before 9pm last night, November 22, near Broadway Market in Westgate Street.

She was given CPR resuscitation by police officers before an ambulance arrived.

The woman was taken to hospital where her condition was treated as life-threatening. Her next of kin have been informed.

Area where shooting occured in Westgate Street, by Broadway Market, London Fields. Picture: Google

Area where shooting occured in Westgate Street, by Broadway Market, London Fields. Picture: Google - Credit: Google

There have been no arrests so far. A crime scene is in place in Westgate Street as police appeal for any witnesses or anyone with information to call 101 with reference CAD 6587/22 Nov, or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.


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