There has been yet another shooting in London and a man in his 40s is now in hospital in a critical condition.

The man suffered gunshot injuries and has been taken to a central London hospital, Met Police said.

The shooting happened last night (Thursday, July 11) in Malvern Drive, Woodford Green and police were called to the scene at about 11.10pm.

No arrests have been made and police enquiries continue.

A Met spokesperson said: "Police were called to Malvern Drive, Woodford Green, IG8 at 11.10pm on Thursday, July 11 following reports of a shooting.

"Officers, armed police and London Ambulance Service attended and found a man in his forties suffering from gunshot injuries. He has been taken to a central London hospital where he remains in a critical condition."

Earlier this week, there was another shooting in east London.

The incident happened shortly before 3am on Sunday (July 7) in Lea Bridge Road, Leyton.