Ilford shooting: Man found shot and stabbed in car

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Image caption The victim is reported to have suffered "life changing" injuries

A man has been found shot and stabbed in a car in east London.

Emergency services found the 22-year-old with "life changing" injuries inside the vehicle on High Road, Ilford, just before 05:00 GMT.

Detectives from Trident, the Met Police's specialist gang crime unit, are investigating. One man has been arrested on suspicion of affray.

A witness travelling past the scene described it as resembling a "war zone".

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