A 28-year-old man is fighting for life after being shot by police in north-east London.
A police officer was also slashed as violence broke out following a reported “domestic incident” at a home in Hackney.
Armed officers were called to reports of a suspect “armed with knives and making threats to kill” on Tuesday night.
The man rushed to hospital with a gunshot injury. Police confirmed the man was shot by a firearms officer.
The officer’s slash injury is not believed to be life-threatening, Scotland Yard said.
There were no other reported injuries.
Police were called to the scene at a residential address in Knights Close just before 9.45pm.
In statement, The Metropolitan Police said: “The Met’s Directorate of Professional Standards has been informed.
“The Independent Office for Police Conduct are aware and have launched an independent investigation.”