Two people shot in Romford

07:18 15 November 2012

Police are investigating a shooting in Romford which left two people in hospital.

Detectives from a Trident shootings team are appealing for witnesses and information after the pair – a 22-year-old man and a 21-year-old woman – were shot in Rush Green Road some time before 1.10am yesterday.

The man suffered a gun shot wound while the woman had minor injuries.

Police believe the pair were in a car when the incident took place. They took themselves to hospital in the car, which has not been recovered.

No arrests have yet been made. Police said they were keeping an open mind about the motive.

Any witnesses or anyone with any information can call Trident on 020 8217 7365 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.

There have been no arrests.

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