A police cordon and forensics tent are still in place after a triple shooting in Hackney yesterday.

A 42-year-old woman is dead and two others are in hospital after being found with gunshot wounds in Vine Close, Lower Clapton.

The condition of the 20-year-old man and 16-year-old boy injured in the shooting is still being assessed.

Officers attended the scene just before 6.30pm yesterday (December 5). No arrests have been made at this stage of the police investigation.

Pictures from the scene taken in the evening show forensics officers working behind a police cordon close to Vine Close.

Hackney Gazette: A crime scene has been in place since yesterday eveningHackney Gazette: A crime scene has been in place since yesterday evening

A police van and a another police cordon next to a bus stop can also be seen.

A photo captured this morning (December 6) shows that this second cordon is still in place. Two police officers and a forensics tent behind a boundary wall can be seen behind the cordon.

Hackney Gazette:

Detective Superintendent Vicky Tunstall, from Hackney police, said: "This shocking incident has resulted in the death of a woman and my thoughts are with her family at this incredibly difficult time. My thoughts are also with the two people who have been taken to hospital.

"We are still in the early stages of our investigation and a team of specialist detectives are working to establish what has happened.

“Officers will remain at the scene overnight and will be in the area over the coming days.

"I do not underestimate the impact this incident will have on people in Hackney and I understand the community will want answers about what has happened this evening.

“We will share further information as our investigation progresses.

"Gun crime has no place on the streets of London and we will do all we can to bring whoever is responsible for this despicable crime to justice."

Hackney Gazette: A crime scene has been put in place by police

Anyone who witnessed the shooting, or has information about what happened, is asked to call 101 quoting reference CAD 5811/05Dec.

To remain anonymous contact the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.