London stabbed: Teenager, 19, dies in arms of paramedics in latest horrific knife crime !
A 19-year-old man died in the arms of paramedics yesterday after being fatally stabbed, in the latest horrific crime to hit London.
Police were called at around 5:30pm for an altercation on the Tottenham Highway near Holcombe Market, and officers and paramedics rushed to the scene.
They found the victim suffering from what police believe were stab wounds, but there was also evidence of a firearm being fired.
Despite the efforts of the emergency services, he died shortly thereafter.
The Metropolitan Police confirmed that an investigation had been opened into a murder following his death.
A teenage boy was killed in the arms of paramedics yesterday in the latest knife crime to hit London
Police were called at around 5:30 p.m. to an altercation on the Tottenham Highway as officers and paramedics rushed to the scene.
Police were seen guarding the crime scene in Haringey, north London, after the incident.
The Met said that an autopsy would be performed and that the victim’s family was supported by Beige.
Detective Detective Daniel Catmull, who specializes in crime, said: ‘My heart goes out to this young man’s family. They are supported by dedicated officers and I can assure them of my full commitment to finding and bringing to justice anyone responsible for this brutal attack.
Although the victim is believed to have died of stab wounds, there was also evidence of a firearm being fired.
They found the victim, believed to be in his late teens, who had stab wounds and despite the efforts of emergency services, he died shortly thereafter.
“This forms an important part of the police investigation, and detailed forensic work at the scene continues along with many other lines of investigation.”
No arrests have been made at this point.
Inspector Ismail Madari of the Northern District at the University of British Columbia said: “We all who have the privilege of observing this part of London are acutely aware of how disturbed the locals are by the violent death of such a young man on the streets of Tottenham.
Just as I sympathize with the family and friends of the victim, I know the community will also grieve. We are here to help and support them.
Our dedicated police officers will be additional patrols in and around Tottenham High Road, and I urge anyone with any information or concerns to speak with these officers. They are there to serve and protect you.
Police are seen guarding the crime scene near Holcombe Market (pictured) in Haringey, north London, after the incident.
Appealing Witnesses and Information, D.I. Catmull added: “Locals have been coming forward to tell us what they saw and I’m very grateful to them. However, I know there are more people who witnessed what happened or know information important to our investigation.
“I want these people to do the right thing and contact the police, or if they wish to remain anonymous, they can contact Crimestoppers.”
Witnesses or anyone with information should call 101 Reference 5327 / 30sep.
Or you can contact Crimestoppers at 0800 555 111 or visit www.crimestoppers-uk.org.