A MAN was found shot and stabbed in a residential street this afternoon.

Police were called to Eton Road, Ilford just after 2pm today to reports of a man carrying a knife.

When they arrived at the scene they found a man inside one of the houses in the road suffering from shot and stab wounds.

He was rushed to a hospital in east London, where his injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

Officers have cordoned off Eton Road to investigate what happened. They believe the man and his attacker knew each other.

No arrests have been made.