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Teenage girl, 15, died after being shot in the neck

A teenage girl has been shot dead, police said. The 15-year-old victim has been named as Shereka Marsh, and she was shot in the neck inside a building in Hackney, east London. Three males were arrested nearby.

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Teenage girl shot dead at a home in east London

A girl believed to be 15-years-old has been shot dead at a home in east London, Scotland Yard said.

Police were called to reports of a shooting at a residential address in Eastway, Hackney shortly before 4pm yesterday.

Police at the scene in Eastway, Hackney in east London where a teenage girl has been shot. Credit: Gregory Walton/PA Wire

Police are continuing to guard outside the terraced house where the shooting happened. The street, which backs on to Wick Woodland, remains closed to allow detectives to carry out their inquiries.

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