Police are investigating a stabbing and shooting which killed two teenagers within minutes in different parts of London.

The violence is not believed to be linked.

Just before 5 pm on Friday, police were called to Deeside Road in Wandsworth, following reports of a stabbing.

Officers and paramedics attended and found a man, believed to be in his late teens, in critical condition.

He died at the scene shortly afterwards.


Minutes later, officers were called to a car park in Hartville Road in Plumstead, southeast London, to reports of a shooting.

A man, who is believed to be a teenager, was found critically injured. He died at the scene a short while later.

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Neither victim has been formally identified.

No arrests have been made in either case.