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East London shooting: Two shop workers injured

TWO MEN who were working in an east London shop have been shot during an attempted robbery.

One of the shop workers, in his 50s, is in a critical condition having sustained gunshot injuries, while the other victim, in his 40s, is in a stable condition, according to police.

The shooting took place last night (October 31) outside the Show Supermarket in Plaistow – police were called to the scene at 11.50pm.

Detectives have launched an investigation into the incident, and believe an attempted robbery occurred inside the shop before the shots were fired.

Officers have not yet made any arrests.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detectives on 0208 345 4226. Alternatively, to remain anonymous please call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111

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