James Sweeney, 30, was stabbed several times in the chest and stomach in a flat in Clapton on Saturday night.
He died at the scene. Three men were arrested after witnesses described an argument outside the address in Jessam Avenue.
One 29-year-old man was held after he attended an east London hospital suffering from stab wounds. The man was later discharged and was being interviewed today at an east London police station.There’s a lot of it about…
In separate incidents a 19-year-old man was seriously ill in hospital today after being stabbed by a gang in Vauxhall Park at around 7.20pm on Saturday and a 29-year-old man is fighting for life after being beaten in a dispute in Lamorna Close, Walthamstow at around 10.25pm last night.And, as the comedian says, there's more...
Two teenagers have been murdered in London in a 24 hour cycle of violence. In the latest incident a 17-year-old boy was stabbed to death in a fight with another youth in Forest Gate, east London at around 2pm yesterday.
Champion Ganda, 17, died at the scene and another 16-year-old was treated for stab wounds in hospital.
Hours earlier a 19-year-old died in his hospital bed from a gunshot wound to the head. The teenager, named by police as Khadar Hussein of Beckenham, was shot in a dispute in the street in Penge just before 8pm on Wednesday.Meanwhile, outside the capital:
Community leaders held a rally outside the town hall on Sunday in reaction to a spate of stabbings and shootings.Did it work? Well, what do you think?
Police … sealed off Culverhouse Road on Sunday night after a man on a motorbike shot at a black BMW. The car driver was uninjured. The force said the BMW driver chased the motorcyclist after he was shot at. The motorcyclist, in his haste to get away, collided with two other cars and came off his bike.
He ran off, and police think he was picked up by an accomplice in a car.Luton is pretty much a hotbed of this sort of thing, it seems.
There have been 13 gun-related incidents in the town in 2013, and three fatalities since last September.So, who believes the British Crime Survey figures?