London crime: One dead and four in hospital after weekend of violence

More tragic crimes have occurred in London over the weekend.

Some of the victims are dead while others are still suffering from injuries in hospital.

Here’s a roundup of all the stabbings and shootings that have happened throughout the capital over the past few days.

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Oxford Street stabbing on Friday leaving man hospitalised

A man was left fighting for his life in hospital after he was stabbed multiple times in front of horrified shoppers on Oxford Street.

Armed police were called to the major shopping street, close to Oxford Circus Tube station, at 7.17pm on Friday (August 13) to reports of a stabbing.

When officers arrived at the scene, a man believed to be aged in his 20s was found with multiple stab injuries.

According to the Metropolitan Police, the victim is in a life-threatening condition in hospital.

Four injured in Camden shooting

Three women and one man were taken to hospital with gunshot wounds after a shooting in Clarence Gardens on Saturday, August 14.

A party had been going on in the gardens since 1pm, but people attending fled after gunshots were heard at around 10.15pm.

Children living in the homes surrounding the scene of the shooting in Camden which saw four people rushed to hospital are “in shock” and “too scared to leave the house”.

Pensioner stabbed to death inside her Notting Hill home on Saturday

A murder investigation has been launched in West London after a pensioner was found stabbed to death inside a home.

The victim, a woman believed to be aged in her 70s, was found with stab injuries inside a property in St Luke’s Road, Notting Hill on Saturday afternoon (August 14).

Police officers and paramedics rushed to the address at 2.10pm but despite their best efforts the woman was pronounced dead shortly before 3pm.

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Other crime updates from the weekend

Two men convicted on Friday of the fatal stabbing of a London student over a £34,000 watch near Harrods

Two men have been convicted of the fatal stabbing of a London student over a £34,000 watch near Harrods.

20-year-old Mohammed Al-Araimi was killed by Badir Al-Nazi and accomplice Arseboon Dilbaro who were convicted on Friday, August 13.

Al-Nazi, 24, was convicted of murdering and wounding for his part in the attack on Kings College student Mohammed Al-Araimi and his friend, Nasser Kanoo.

Dilbaro, 23 was found guilty of wounding after initially fleeing the country days after the attack.

Mr Al-Araimi, who was stabbed to death was wearing a £34,460 Patek Phillipe watch whilst his friend Mr Kanoo was wearing a £7,150 Rolex.

16-year-old boy stabbed to death in Tottenham named

A 16-year-old boy who was fatally stabbed in the leg in Tottenham has been named.

Stelios Averkiou, 16, died in hospital on Tuesday, August 10 after he was found with stab injuries inside Lordship Recreation Ground on Sunday, August, 1.

A post-mortem examination took place on Friday, August 13 at Haringey Mortuary and gave a provisional cause of death as sharp force trauma to the left thigh.

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