Two murder investigations are in progress in London tonight after a teenager was stabbed to death in Wandsworth and another teenager was shot dead in a car park in Plumstead.
Mayor of London Sadiq Kahn tweeted: “I am sickened to hear that two young lives have been ended within minutes of each other in Wandsworth & Greenwich. Anybody who has information about what happened should do the right thing and call the police, either on 101 or anonymously, through @CrimestoppersUK on 0800 555 111”
Police were called to a car park on Hartville Road, Plumstead, SE18 just before 5.00pm. The man, aged in his late teens, was pronounced dead at the scene it was announced.
Prior to that, police were called to Deeside Road, SW17 at 1642hrs on Friday, 14 June following reports of a stabbing. Officers and London Ambulance Service attended and found a male, believed to be aged in his late teens in a critical condition. He died at the scene a short while later.
A crime scene remains in place and police are appealing for anyone with information on what happened to call them urgently on 101 quoting CAD reference 5877/14June.