Murder probe launched after 18-year-old stabbed in south London

Murder probe is launched after 18-year-old man is found fatally injured with knife wounds in a south London street

  • Officers were called to Dulwich near 6.30pm on Wednesday and found the man 
  • Victim of the attack, 18, was suffering with stab wounds and he died at the scene 
  • No arrests have been made after the Met launched a murder probe after killing 

A murder investigation has been launched after a teenager was stabbed to death in south London, the Metropolitan Police said.

Officers were called to Dulwich at around 6.30pm on Wednesday and found an 18-year-old man suffering from stab wounds.

Despite medical attention from London Ambulance Service paramedics, he was pronounced dead at the scene.

The teenager, 18, was stabbed to death in south London this evening, no arrests have been made

Police say work was under way to trace his next of kin and a crime scene has been put in place

The Met said work was under way to trace his next of kin and a crime scene has been put in place.

No arrests have been made and inquiries continue.

Anyone with information should call police on 101 quoting CAD 6306/8July or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

It comes after a 22-year-old who was killed on a football pitch by a ‘moped gunmen’ in north London was named. 

Imani Allaway-Muir died in an apparently targeted attack in a children’s playground on Saturday in Islington.

A post mortem is due to take place later this week. There have been no arrests.

DCI Neil John, of Specialist Crime, said: ‘This was a shocking incident that happened in broad daylight and we believe many people in and around Roman Way would have heard a number of gunshots.

‘I would urge anyone that has any information, or video footage, of the area at the time of the incident to contact police.

‘The family of a young man have been left devastated by his death and my team of detectives is working relentlessly to identify and arrest those involved.’   

Scenes of crime officers have begun a forensic examination of the scene on Roman Way, Islington where a man in his 20s was shot dead on Saturday

A man in his 20s was shot and killed on Roman Way, Islington at 3.20pm on Saturday

One witness, who saw the murder from his window said: ‘I heard around seven shots, ran to window, and a guy on a bike or moped rode off.

‘He was looking back. When I looked to the park, I could see a guy staggering then fell.

‘That was it then police came. They are taping the area now… No one’s allowed to leave.’

The witness who heard gunshots from his window in Islington added: ‘There’s always crime around here, the shooting is shocking, but not much of a surprise.

‘It’s not nice though, especially near the local park.’ 

Another source told The Sun: ‘Some of the children carried him to the side and tried to help him.

‘The guy who was killed is well-known in the area and is the eldest of five brothers.’ 

The investigation is being led by detectives from Specialist Crime (Homicide).  

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