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Horror Spree Across London: Stabbings and Fatal Shooting Unfold in Three Days

London witnessed a harrowing series of incidents over three days, with four people stabbed and a man shot dead in separate incidents across the city. The unfolding of events between May 10 and 13 left communities in Lambeth, Limehouse, Ilford, Croydon, and Woolwich shaken, as reported by Newsquest London based on information from the Metropolitan Police.

Incident 1: Stabbing in Ilford

On May 10, at 5:40 pm, an 18-year-old boy fell victim to a stabbing in Richmond Road, Ilford. Police responded to the scene and discovered the teenager injured. He was promptly transported to the hospital, where his condition was assessed as non-life-threatening. No arrests have been made in connection with the incident.

Incident 2: Stabbing in Limehouse

The following day, May 11, saw a 14-year-old boy stabbed in Beccles Street, Limehouse, shortly after 6:50 pm. Responding officers found the boy wounded, and he was subsequently taken to the hospital. His condition remains unknown at this time, and no arrests have been made in relation to the stabbing.

Incident 3: Fatal Shooting in Lambeth

Tragically, a man in his 20s lost his life in a shooting incident in Lambeth during the early hours of May 11. Medical staff at St Thomas’ Hospital alerted police after the man was dropped off by a private vehicle at around 2:30 am. Identified as Jazmel Dashourn Patterson-Low, 26, from Lambeth, the victim succumbed to his injuries approximately half an hour later. Detectives believe the shooting occurred on the Westbury Estate in St Rule Street. While no arrests have been made, police investigations into the circumstances surrounding the incident are ongoing.

Incident 4: Stabbing in Croydon

In Croydon on May 13, at 5:20 pm, a man was stabbed in North End. Emergency services rushed to the scene and found the victim with a stab wound to the leg. He was promptly taken to the hospital, where his injuries were deemed non-life-threatening. However, he was arrested on suspicion of possession of an offensive weapon and handling stolen goods.

Incident 5: Stabbing in Woolwich

The same day, a fight among a group of males on Plumstead Road in Woolwich escalated, resulting in a stabbing incident around 4:07 pm. Responding officers discovered a man in his 20s injured. He was swiftly transported to the hospital, where his injuries were assessed as non-life-threatening or changing. No arrests have been made in connection with this incident.

The recent spate of violent incidents underscores the urgency of community efforts and Police measures to address and prevent such tragedies. As investigations continue, authorities urge anyone with information related to these incidents to come forward and assist in bringing those responsible to justice.

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