A MAN in his early 20s has stabbed to death outside a shop in West London today – hours after three people were knifed outside a tube station.
The victim was rushed to hospital after being found with knife wounds outside shops in The Broadway, Southall, in the early hours of this morning – but was pronounced dead just after 5.20am.
Police are investigating the attack, which comes after three men were stabbed outside Turnpike Lane tube station in North London yesterday, and no arrests have been made at present.
A large crime scene along The Broadway is in place and officers are working to inform his family.
Formal identification is yet to take place a post-mortem examination will be scheduled.
The three men stabbed outside Turnpike Lane tube station are in non-life threatening conditions.
The Met Police said they had arrested two men on suspicion of GBH.
A crime scene remains in place and enquiries are ongoing.
Lawless London is in the grip of a knife crime epidemic with hardly a day going by without another young person losing their life to violence.
Two other young men, said to be in their early 20s, were stabbed on a busy road near Chalk Farm tube station, also in North London at around 7am on Friday.
One of the men had been repeatedly stabbed and was rushed to a hospital in central London and it is feared he has suffered life-changing injuries.
The other man was found with one stab wound and taken to an East London hospital.
His injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.
In a separate incident, Elton Gashaj, 15, was murdered at Salt Hill Park in Slough, Berks over a dispute.
Locals said the venue was a hotspot for a violent “turf war” over drugs.
Two boys of 15 remained in custody after being held in connection with Elton’s death
There have now been more than 100 violent killings in the capital this year and the bloodshed shows no signs of ending.
Last year was London's bloodiest in a decade – when the number of homicides reached 132.
Twenty teens have been killed in the capital this year, 18 of whom were fatally stabbed.
Cops launched a murder investigation in East London after a male teenager was stabbed to death in West Ham.
Medics battled to save the victim but he was pronounced dead at the scene around an hour later.
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