Shooting in Westbourne Park leaves teenager seriously ill

A 16-year-old boy is in a serious condition in hospital after a shooting in Westbourne Park, west London.

The teenager was found at the junction of St Luke’s Road and Tavistock Crescent, W11, having been shot in the back.

Police in the borough of Kensington and Chelsea were called at 12.35am on Sunday.

Officers from the Met’s Operation Trident, which investigates gun crime in London’s black communities, are appealing for any witnesses who were in the area and may have seen or heard anything suspicious to come forward.

Anyone with information should call the Trident team on 020 8785 8580 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111