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Teenage boy shot dead in city gun attack

Roeburn Way, east London, near the scene of the shooting (Image via Google Maps)
Roeburn Way, east London, near the scene of the shooting (Image via Google Maps)

A teenage boy has been shot dead in east London.

Murder detectives are investigating after the boy, believed to be in his mid-teens, was found in Roebourne Way, North Woolwich.

Officers were called shortly before 11pm on Friday to reports of shots fired, and the boy, who had a gunshot injury, died at the scene.

A man aged in his early 20s was found later with a gunshot injury in nearby Claremont Close.

He is in a stable condition in hospital.

No arrests have been made and police have appealed for information.