Police have launched a murder investigation following the horror stabbing on Barking Road. Officers had been known as to studies of an assault simply earlier than 4pm.
The London Ambulance Service and the London Air Ambulance additionally attended.
The 14-year-old died shortly after 4.30pm, police mentioned.
The scene has been cordoned off and there will likely be an elevated police presence within the space.
No arrests have but been made.
A video shared on Twitter exhibits numerous police and ambulance autos on the scene.
Crowds of individuals will also be seen gathering.
A Metropolitan Police assertion mentioned: “Police had been known as at 15:56hrs on Friday, 23 April to studies of an assault in Barking Road, E16.
“Officers attended with medics from the London Ambulance Service and the London Air Ambulance.
“They discovered a 14-year-old male who had been stabbed.
“Despite one of the best efforts of the emergency companies, he was pronounced lifeless shortly after 16:30hrs.
“Efforts are below option to inform the sufferer’s subsequent of kin.
“Against the law scene is in place and the general public can count on to see an elevated police presence within the space.
“Enquiries are ongoing and there have been no arrests.”
Anyone who witnessed the incident is requested to name 101 or tweet @MetCC, quoting the reference CAD 5134/23Apr.
Crimestoppers might be contacted anonymously on 0800 555 111.