Turnham Road knife fight leaves one boy dead, another wounded [UPDATED]

One 17-year old boy was killed and another left with serious stab wounds after a fight at Spalding House on Turnham Road last night.

ITV News reports:

The pair were airlifted to hospital but one of the boys died shortly afterwards, with the other in a stable condition. Witnesses told ITV News the attacker was male, and they saw him run from the scene, dropping his phone.

The Evening Standard adds:

Scotland Yard has today launched a murder investigation and is appealing for witnesses to come forward.

A spokesman said: “Police were called to Spalding House, Turnham Road, Brockley, on Thursday at approximately 6.15pm to reports of a fight in progress. Lewisham Borough officers attended and found two 17-year-old boys suffering stab wounds."

Any witnesses or anyone with information can call the police emergency line on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

UPDATE: The News Shopper reports:

Two teenagers aged 15 and 16 have been arrested on suspicion of murder after Shaquan Mario Fearon was stabbed to death in Brockley.

The 17-year-old victim died from a stab wound to the leg after a knife fight on Thursday evening.


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