The police were called to New Road in Whitechapel after reports of a gunshot in the area.
The attending police officers did not find a victim but were later called to a hospital where a man in his early 20s suffered a gunshot wound.
At the time users on social media were advising their friends about a road closure and to avoid the New Road area.
TFL reported on Twitter that route D3 was diverted from New Road due to a ‘police incident’.
No further information was available at the time of writing this article. No arrests have been made.
Source: Evening Standard