A 16-year-old boy who died after being stabbed in Tulse Hill, South London, has been named by Scotland Yard as John Ogunjobi, a Nigerian.
Known to friends as JaySav, drill rapper John became the fifth stabbing death in the capital in just seven days when he was attacked on Monday.
He was also the 119th person to be killed in London this year. Detectives believe John Ogunjobi was attacked by a number of suspects amid the murder is thought to be linked to rival drill music gangs – Lower Tulse Hill and the Harlem Spartans from nearby Kennington.
The teenager collapsed in the street and died in front of his devastated mother, with one witness describing her screaming at the scene.
Police were called to reports of a shooting in Greenleaf Close at 10.53pm on Monday.
Paramedics tried to save the boy, but he was pronounced dead at 11.41pm.