Two stabbed to death in London and woman shot in bloody Sunday

London became a bloodbath this weekend as two men were stabbed to death in separate incidents and a woman is fighting for her life after being shot.

Metropolitan Police said they are investigating after a man was knifed to death in Lambeth on Sunday.

Emergency services were called to Ramillies Close, Brixton Hill, just before 6pm.

The victim, a man in his 20s, was pronounced dead at the scene, the Metropolitan Police said.

Officers are trying to trace his next of kin, the force said.

No arrests have yet been made and a police cordon remains in place at the location.

Anyone with any information is urged to contact police on 101 quoting reference CAD 5428.

Alternatively, members of the public can contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111 or at  Crimestoppers-uk.org.

Earlier in the afternoon, a man was knifed to death in Kensal Green, north-west London.

No details have been given about the victim, but the Met said a man in his 50s has been arrested in connection with the death and remains in police custody.

It has not been suggested that the incidents are in any way linked.

Mourners were reportedly shut in Kensal Rise cemetery as police investigated the incident.

The victim was found fatally injured and was later pronounced dead at the scene.

A witness said: "Something happened at Kensal Rise cemetery. Armed police are patrolling the area."

Another witness told MyLondon: "There are about four police cars and they’ve taped off the cemetery.

"I tried to get a picture but the police hurried me off – now there’s a helicopter circling."

Reports said police were stopping members of the public from leaving the cemetery, although they later allowed them to leave.

Meanwhile, a woman in her 30s is in a life-threatening condition after being shot in east London.

Police were called at 8.52pm on Sunday to Westgate Street E8, in Hackney, following reports of a shooting.

Officers attended with the London Ambulance Service and found a woman, believed to be aged in her 30s, suffering from a gunshot injury.

CPR was administered at the scene by officers prior to LAS arrival. She was then transported to an east London hospital.

Her condition is being treated as life-threatening, a spokesperson said.

Her next of kin have been informed.

There have been no arrests at this time.

A crime scene is in place and full enquiries into the circumstances are ongoing.

Any witnesses or those who have information that could assist police are asked to call 101 ref CAD 6587/22 Nov.

Alternatively tweet @MetCC, or to remain 100% anonymous contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.

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