Man, 40, in critical condition after being shot in head in Whitechapel

20 November 2019, 10:32

The man was found with a head wound on Nelson St in Whitechapel, east London
The man was found with a head wound on Nelson St in Whitechapel, east London. Picture: Google Street View

By Megan White

A 40-year-old man is in a critical condition after he was shot in the head in east London.

The man was found with a head wound in Nelson St, Whitechapel, on Tuesday night.

Detectives are investigating the incident as attempted murder.

The Metropolitan Police said in a statement: "The injury to the victim's head is strongly suspected to be the result of a bullet wound and his condition is described as critical."

His family have been told. No arrests have been made.

Anyone with information can call police on 101 quoting reference CAD 10007/19 NOV, or can call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111 or online.

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