TEENS HURT IN SHOOTING

Two youngsters have been found with gunshot wounds lying in a pool of blood in Lower Clapton. The teenagers were taken to hospital after cops were called to Chatsworth Road at midnight last Thursday...

Two youngsters have been found with gunshot wounds lying in a pool of blood in Lower Clapton.

The teenagers were taken to hospital after cops were called to Chatsworth Road at midnight last Thursday.

The youngsters were taken to hospital with gunshot wounds to the leg but their injuries are not life-threatening.

One horrified eyewitness described how the men were lying in a pool of blood on the pavement.


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He said: "I saw the police cars arriving and the paramedics looked very concerned because there was blood everywhere and one of them looked in a really bad way.

"The two people shot looked Asian or Turkish and were probably in their late teens."

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Police cordoned off a large section of Chatsworth Road and Lower Millfields recreation ground.

Cops believe shots were fired near the junction with Millfields Road just before midnight.

A man and a woman in their 20s have been arrested in connection with the inquiry and bailed to return.

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