A 15-year-old boy has been taken to hospital after a shooting in Hackney.

Police were called at around 10.20pm yesterday (Thursday, May 25) to reports of a firearm discharge in Garden Place, Dalston.

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Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended and found a 15-year-old suffering a gunshot injury.

He was taken to hospital for treatment and his condition is believed to be not life-threatening.

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There have been no arrests and enquiries into the circumstances continue.

Anyone with information is asked to call police on 101 or tweet @MetCC and quote CAD7703/25May.

Alternatively, contact the independent charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.