A MAN is fighting for his life and a 15-year-old boy was injured after being stabbed within minutes of each other in North London last night.
Both males were knifed less than half a mile apart in Tottenham on another devastating weekend of violence in the capital.
A 20-year-old man is fighting for his life and a 15-year-old boy were stabbed in Tottenham, North London, last night as the capital’s bloodbath rages on[/caption]
It comes after another week of carnage in the capital, with two teens fatally knifed on Thursday and a man murdered on Sunday.
The deaths brought the number of murders in London this year so far to 119.
A police spokesman said: “Police were called to Sycamore Gardens, N15, at 22.18hrs on Sunday, 13 October, to reports of a stabbing.
“A 15-year-old boy was found with stab injuries.”
Paramedics tended to the boy, whose condition is not yet known.
The spokesman added: “Police were called to Herbert Road, N15, shortly after 22.41hrs on Sunday, 13 October to reports of a stabbing.
“A 20-year-old man was found with a stab injury.
“He was treated at the scene by paramedics from the London Ambulance Service before being taken to hospital where he remains in a critical condition.”
No arrests have been made in either stabbing.
Officers found two males, aged 40 and 29, suffering from stab injuries and a third male who had been assaulted.
Both men were taken to hospital for treatment and the third man did not require medical attention.
The man who is 40 is reportedly in stable condition, and the condition of the 29-year-old is still unknown.
Meanwhile, a 17-year-old boy has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a man was knifed in the chest in London.
The 20-year-old victim died in hospital after being stabbed in a mass brawl in Bexley.
The came stabbing came after a man was left battling for life when he was knifed outside East London’s Whitechapel station.
On Thursday, promising footballer Baptista Adjei, 15, was fatally knifed in his school uniform on a bus home in Stratford, east London before collapsing outside a McDonalds and 3.49pm.
His grief-stricken mum, Josephine, screamed her son’s name over and over when she and about 50 school friends laid flowers at the scene on Friday.
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A 15-year-old boy has been charged with Baptista’s murder after handing himself in to police and appears in court today.
Five hours after Baptista was killed, officers were called to the Brandon Estate in Camberwell, South London, where they found an 18-year-old man with stab wounds.
He died an hour later, the Met said.