Mayor of London Sadiq Khan tweeted that he was “sickened” after a stabbing and shooting which killed two teenagers within minutes in different parts of London.
Sadiq Khan tweeted and appeal for the public to help police with their investigations into the deaths, which are not thought to be connected.
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 https://t.co/yqHPMVQvzt
— Sadiq Khan (@SadiqKhan) June 14, 2019
At 4:42pm on Friday, police were called to Deeside Road in Wandsworth, following reports of a stabbing.
Officers and paramedics attended and found a man, believed to be in his late teens, in critical condition.
He died at the scene shortly afterwards.
Just 12 minutes later at 4:54pm, officers were called to a car park in Hartville Road in Plumstead, southeast London, to reports of a shooting.
A man, who is believed to be a teenager, was found critically injured. He died at the scene a short while later.
Neither victim has been formally identified.
No arrests have been made in either case.