A MAN was stabbed to death in East London last night less than an hour after a nearby shooting.
A murder investigation has been launched after the victim, believed aged 23, was reportedly stabbed in the neck.
A second man, believed aged 22, was left critically injured after the incident in Ilford.
Police were called at 10.20pm on Friday to reports of “two males stabbed” in Manford Way.
Officers and the London Ambulance Service attended the incident and one man was pronounced dead at the scene.
A Met Police spokesman said: “A crime scene remains in place. Officers from the Homicide and Major Crime Command have been informed.”
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They addded: “There have been no arrests and inquiries continue.”
Just an hour earlier a man in his 20s was gunned down by “two people on moped” in Hackney as violence on the capital’s streets continues.
Police say they were called to reports of a shooting on Amhurst Road at about 9.30pm last night.
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