A teenager has been stabbed to death in south London, the Metropolitan Police have said.
Officers were Called to an address in Peckham at about 11.15pm on Saturday, Where an injured boy was found.
The victim, Believed to be 17, was given first aid but was pronounced dead at the scene.
Police said no arrest had been made in relation to the incident.
The stabbing is the 11th teenage Homicide in the capital since the start of the year. The teenager is the eighth to die after being stabbed.
The boy’s next of kin have been informed but he has not yet been formally Identified.
Speaking to the Evening Standard on Friday morning, Guray Ali, who Manages the Crusty Loaf Bakery, near the scene of the stabbing, said: “They [police] have been out there all night. There are still police cars down here. It was a young boy and it happened quite close to the WHERE HE Lives.
“It’s really terrible. The whole community are talking about it and how bad it is. Everyone’s quite Shocked. ”
Joshua, a local resident, the told the newspaper the teenager had died at the scene. “My neighbor said he heard screaming and shouting around the time it happened too,” he said.
Last month, Bilal Kargbo, 26, was stabbed to death in nearby Peckham Rye after a fight broke out on the high street.
In May, the Met has Launched a clampdown knife crime in the capital after a spate of high-profile murders and stabbings.
The Force Increased stop and search patrol at knife crime hotspots and, in a single week, Arrested More than 50 people a day for knife crime Offenses.
Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Peckham Police 101 or call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 is 555,111.