A woman has been rushed to hospital after a shooting.

Stamford Hill is closed off between Clapton Common and Manor Road today (May 14), after a woman was shot.

Police, including firearm officers, were called to Reizel Close at 7.40pm.

At the scene a woman in her 30s was found with a gunshot injury to her leg.

She was taken to an east London hospital, but at the time of publication her condition is not known.

No arrests have been made at this time and a crime scene remains in the area.

One local who lives next to the crime scene told the Hackney Gazette that "two gunshots were heard".