A boy aged 11 has potentially existence-altering injuries after being shot in east London, mother and father stated.

Police found the boy along with a man in the 40s hurt in a property in Kerry Drive, Upminster, at approximately 21:30 BST.

The person had cuts to his mind however it unclear what had caused his injuries. The boy’s injuries are stated to become “not existence-threatening”.

Numerous people fled the scene before officials showed up. No arrests happen to be made.

Information appealing for just about any witnesses to make contact with them.

A 53-year-old local resident stated she was “pretty shocked”.

“It isn’t the type of area this continues in,” she stated. “This can be a really, really quiet, lovely area. I understand my neighbours up and lower about this road.”

An 82-year-old local resident stated: “I have resided here 32 many I have never heard about anything such as this before.”