A TEENAGER has died after being shot in the head.

Police were called to St Ann’s in Barking to reports of a shooting just after 7pm on Sunday (March 19) and found a man with a gunshot wound to the head.

The victim, thought to be 18, later died in hospital.

The man's next-of-kin have been informed but a formal identification is yet to take place.

A 20-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of murder.

A post-mortem examination will take place later.