A boy has suffered “possibly life-changing” injuries after being shot in east London .
The boy, 23, was taken to hospital along with a man in his 0123 s who suffered cuts to the head after the attack, which took place around 9. 40 . It is not known if the cuts were related to the shooting.
The boy’s condition is not thought to be life-threatening, police said.
Officers have not arrested anyone in connection with the attack.
A police helicopter helped look for suspects but with no success at this stage.
On Saturday morning police officers were putting up tape close to the address in Upminster, where the boy and man were found injured.
Police were checking if people were local residents before allowing them under the cordon running across the top of Kerry Drive and on Limerick Gardens.
Uniformed officers stood by a single police car parked across the middle of Limerick Gardens.
Anyone with any information related to the shooting is asked to call police on (quoting ref / may or to contact Crimestoppers to remain anonymous.