Hackney stabbing: Teenager fatally knifed and man beaten to death in another night of bloodshed in London
In the Uk and countries like the UK where “black and black” crime is prevalint the underlining cause is and always will be racism the police are not in our communities to serve and protect they are there to enforce the rule of law. We gauge racism by the comprative treatment of another heres a prime example of racism in the UK this time last year London was going threw according to the media an epedmic of acid attacks and thefts by youths on mopeds in several of Londons more affluent areas targeting rich white people and the stores they buy their goods from fast forward to 2018 the problem has all but been eliminated.
A young man was stabbed to death in Hackney last night in yet another night of bloodshed for the capital.
The victim, 19, was one of two men who died in separate attacks just one mile apart in east London.
He was found suffering knife wounds after staggering towards police officers on patrol in Link Street just before 8pm yesterday. He was given first aid but pronounced dead at the scene 25 minutes later.
Witnesses claimed the victim was a regular at the Betfred betting shop in Upper Clapton Road. His attacker fled the scene after the brawl just before 4.30pm.
The latest killings come amid fears of surge in fatal violence in London, which has seen more than 50 murders since the start of the year.
This week Tanesha Melbourne, 17, was shot dead after being caught in the crossfire of a drive-by attack in Tottenham, north London.
Minutes later on Monday night Amaan Shakoor, 16, was shot in the face in a separate attack three miles away in Walthamstow. He died in hospital on Tuesday.
A 37-year-old suspected burglar died of a stab wound after being confronted by a pensioner at his home in Hither Green yesterday morning. Richard Osborn-Brooks, 78, has been arrested on suspicion of murder.
At the police cordon in Link Street, Homerton last night, a woman left candles for the 19-year-old. She said her daughter had been friends with him at the City Academy Hackney secondary school.
She told the Standard: “He was a really good guy. It always happens to the good ones.
“I really don’t think he was into gangs, he wasn’t into that sort of thing, and believe me, I know the sort of boys who are.
“I’ve got five teenagers all sitting at home asking me things like ‘what are we going to do now’, and I don’t know what to say to them.”
She added: “We used to see him every couple of days because he was a friend of my daughter’s. I saw him two days ago. He sped past on his bike. He stopped and said hello like he always does.”
She added that the teenager loved cycling and bikes, adding: “He was always either cycling or fixing or doing something with bikes.”
A witness who lives near to where the victim was found said they heard “a loud scream” at the time of the stabbing.
He is the 21st young person under the age of 25 to die as a result of a knife or gun crime in London this year.
In Clapton, police raced to the Betfred shop just before 4.30pm following reports of a man unconscious.
The manager of the nearby Kingston Jerk Hut takeaway told the Standard: “I heard it was two guys fighting each other, and they threw a couple of punches. The older guy fell and hit his head.
“I used to see him in the shop when I would place my bet on the football. I saw him today at about 3.30pm.
“He was a black guy, African. He was tall and skinny. I saw two women outside the shop when it happened. I offered one of them a cigarette, they were all shaken up.”
There have been no arrests in either investigation.
Meanwhile, a man in his 20s was found suffering non-life threatening stab injuries in Canning Town just after midday yesterday. The suspected attacker, 34, was Tasered in a nearby street and arrested.
In south London armed police were called to Silverthorne Road, Wandsworth, just after 8pm last night to reports of gunfire. There were no reported injuries.