A woman who was killed in a triple shooting in Hackney has been named for the first time.

The 42-year-old, who has been named locally as Lianne Gordon, was shot in Vine Close just before 6.30pm yesterday (December 5).

Police and paramedics found two other people, a 20-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy, injured.

They were taken to hospital where their conditions have since been assessed as not life-threatening.

Lianne's next of kin are in the process of being informed and will be supported by specialist family liaison officers.

Detective Superintendent Vicky Tunstall, from the local policing team in Hackney, 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."

No arrests have been made as police enquiries continue.  

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call 101 and quote reference CAD 5811/05Dec.

Information can also be provided anonymously to Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.