Man shot in leg in Hackney

The scene of the shooting in Southwold Road, photo @ShulemStern

The scene of the shooting in Southwold Road, photo @ShulemStern - Credit: Archant

A man was seriously injured after being shot in the leg in Upper Clapton.

The 36-year-old man was shot in the leg in Southwold Road at around 10pm on Wednesday night.

He was taken by paramedics to an east London hospital where he remains in a serious condition, according to Scotland Yard.

A Met spokesman said: “At this early stage the investigation is being led by Hackney officers.

There have been no arrests.