This is the moment four people were captured on CCTV fleeing the scene of a murder last night.
A man in his 20s died in the gun and knife attack in East London and this morning his mother was spotted visiting the scene in the aftermath of the horrific attack.
The London Ambulance Service alerted police that a man had been attacked in Manor Park shortly before 9.30pm on Monday.
Scotland Yard said officers went to the street and found the victim ‘suffering from what are believed to be knife and gunshot wounds’.
Police remain at the scene in Manor Park, East London, today after a man his his 20s died last night in a knife and gun attack
Police officers are investigating in Manor Park (pictured, an officer at the scene today) after a fatal stabbing last night
‘Despite the efforts of medics, the male died at the scene,’ the force said. An increased police presence was deployed in the area on Monday night as an investigation began.
The area surrounding the scene was sealed off and murder detectives were notified.
A Metropolitan Police spokeswoman confirmed a Stop and Search) order has been implemented in the Borough of Newham, which will remain in place until 1.30pm on Tuesday.
Mayor of Newham Rokhsana Fiaz tweeted: ‘My deepest condolences to his family today following a devastating incident last night in Manor Park, @NewhamLondon.
‘Myself and the Deputy Mayor @grayee, were at the scene last night providing reassurance to local residents and those there who knew the victim.’
A man in his 20s was found with knife and gunshot wounds in Manor Park, east London, and was pronounced dead at the scene
Irmantas Miniauskas, 31, of nearby Meanley Road, said a team of around six police officers had knocked on his door at about 5am on Tuesday.
‘They were knocking on all the doors to see if we heard anything – I didn’t hear anything,’ he said.
Mr Miniauskas said the area is usually quite safe because it is mostly residential properties. The incident came as London continues to count the cost of violent crime.
On Monday, three teenagers were taken to hospital after being stabbed within minutes of each other in north-east London.
Four arrests were made and the victims’ injuries were not life-threatening, Scotland Yard said.
Prime Minister Theresa May recently held a summit on knife crime following a spate of bloodshed across London and the rest of England since the start of 2019.
Police have appealed for any witnesses of the Newham killing to contact them on 101.
Local resident Muhammed, who did not want to give his surname, said the area has a problem with drug dealing.
A large police forensic tent has been erected outside the tower block and is being guarded by a police officer
The 45-year-old told the Press Association: ‘I didn’t hear anything, but I came outside when I saw the lights. It must have been about 9.30pm.
‘Violence is quite common round here – my wife gets scared. So many times we’ve asked them to put (CCTV) cameras up.
‘The police have come so many times. Thousands of times they have come and everybody here sees the trouble.’
He said he had heard gunshots in the street a few months ago close to a house he believes is used for drug dealing.
‘Three or four cars pulled up the way those (drug dealers) do – they use this one house, that’s why the come here a lot,’ he said, adding: ‘There’s no cameras anywhere around here.’
Muhammed said he believed the victim may be a member of the Somali community because a group of Somalians had attended the scene on Monday evening.
A cordon is in place as police investigate and more officers are expected to be in the area as a result of the killing.
A murder investigation has been launched and a post-mortem will be scheduled in due course, police said.
On Sunday night a woman named locally as Annabelle Lancaster was found dead in the street just before 6pm in Enfield, north
The investigation, pictured above, is the 33rd murder probe in the capital this year
A man was arrested nearby on suspicion of murder and taken to a north London police station.
A friend who only wanted to give her name has Courtney, 22, came to lay some flowers at the spot where she was found.
‘I knew Annabelle from when we were staying in a mother and baby unit together,’ she said. ‘I know she was really close with her family, especially with her mum.
‘She was one of those really bubbly girls, always up for a laugh. I don’t think I’ve ever seen her upset. She was always so happy. I feel bad that I haven’t spoken to her in so long.’
Her next of kin have been informed while a post-mortem examination and formal identification will be carried out in due course, police said.
Police cordoned off the area outside a block of flats in Enfield, north London, where a woman in her 20s was found dead
The Brookbank block of flats in Turkey Street, Enfield, north London, where a woman in her 20s was found dead this evening
Police at the scene of the fifth stabbing, in Aberdeen Road, Edmonton, on Tuesday. Jason Kakaire appeared in court on Friday charged with five counts of attempted murder
Double shooting in Leyton just an hour after woman found dead
Two men in their 20s were shot around an hour after a woman was found dead in Enfield, north London.
A gunman fired at the two men in Francis Road, Leyton, east London, just before 7pm this evening.
When police arrived officers found the two victims suffering from gunshot wounds.
They were taken to hospital but were not in a life threatening condition, according to police.
Last week Calvin Bungisa became the 32nd murder in London this year when he was found dead in Kentish Town.
The 22-year-old was stabbed to death by a group of masked thugs as a witness saw his mother run ‘screaming’ from her home nearby into the street.
Father-of-three Gavin Garraway, 40, was stabbed to death in Clapham, south London, four days earlier.
Teenager Zion Chiata, appeared in charged with his murder.
On Friday Jason Kakaire, 29, appeared at Highbury Corner Magistrates’s Court charged with five counts of attempted murder after a spate of knife attacks.
The 29-year-old is accused of stabbing five people in three days in Edmonton, north London.
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|2||Tudor Simionov||33||Jan 1||5.36am||Park Lane||Mayfair|
|3||Simbiso Aretha Moula||39||Jan 4||7.50am||Lower Mardyke Avenue||Rainham|
|4||Sarah Ashraf||35||Jan 6||6.20pm||East Ferry Road||Isle of Dogs|
|5||Jayden Moody||14||Jan 7||6.30pm||Bickley Road||Waltham Forest|
|6||Asma Begum||31||Jan 11||4.00pm||City Island Way||Canning Town|
|7||Kamil Malysz||34||Jan 27||10.15am||Alfred Way||Acton|
|8||Nedim Bilgin||17||Jan 29||6.49pm||Tilloch Street||Islington|
|9||Carl Thorpe||46||Feb 4||6.30am||Dartmouth Park Hill||Highgate|
|10||Lejean Richards||19||Feb 5||7.52pm||Wolsey Court||Battersea|
|11||Dennis Anderson||39||Feb 10||2.35am||Lordship Lane||East Dulwich|
|12||Bright Akinlele||22||Feb 18||10.44pm||Euston Street||Camden|
|13||Brian Wieland||69||Feb 19||1.12pm||Genever Close||Chingford|
|14||Glendon Spence||23||Feb 21||6.45pm||Minet Road||Brixton|
|15||Kamali Gabbidon-Lynck||19||Feb 22||8.09pm||Vincent Road||Wood Green|
|16||David Lopez-Fernandez||38||Feb 25||2.35pm||Globe Road||Tower Hamlets|
|17||Che Morrison||20||Feb 26||8.48pm||Cranbrook Road||Ilford|
|18||Jodie Chesney||17||Mar 1||9.25pm||St Neot’s Road||Harold Hill|
|19||Elize Linda Stevens||50||Mar 2||10.19am||Great North Way||Hendon|
|20||Jolia Bogdan||3 months||Mar 2||11.57am||Tamworth Road||Croydon|
|21||Unnamed man||37||Mar 3||6.00am||Romilly Street||Soho|
|22||Laureline Garcia||34||Mar 6||pm||Darell Road||Kew|
|23||David Martinez||26||Mar 6||4.25pm||North Birkbeck Road||Leyton|
|24||Antoinette Donnegan||52||Mar 7||6.40pm||Este Road||Battersea|
|25||Ayub Hassan||17||Mar 7||2.14pm||Lanfrey Place||West Kensington|
|26||Nathaniel Armstrong||29||Mar 16||12.37am||Gowan Avenue||Fulham|
|27||Abdirashid Mohamou||17||Mar 22||10.35pm||Union Lane||Isleworth|
|28||Ravi Katharkamar||54||Mar 24||6am||Marsh Road||Pinner|
|29||Ramane Wiggan||25||Mar 27||4.11pm||Friar Mews||West Norwood|
|30||Zahir Visiter||24||Mar 28||6.15pm||Cunningham Place||Regents Park|
|31||Gavin Garraway||40||Mar 29||2.30pm||Clapham High Street||Clapham|
|32||Unnamed man||20s||Apr 1||8.30pm||Grafton Road||Kentish Town|
|33||Unnamed man||40s||Apr 3||3.20pm||Northolt Road||Harrow|
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