Young woman and man killed in night of bloodshed in London

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A young woman and a man have been killed within minutes of each other in a night of bloodshed in northwest London.

The woman, believed to be in her early 20s, was found with a stab wound in Camden and died at the scene shortly before midnight on Sunday.

Meanwhile, half a mile away in Kentish Town, a man in his 20s died just after midnight following a shooting.

The scene at the junction of Malden Road and Prince of Wales Road, Kentish Town, north-west London, where a man was found with a gunshot wound after police, including armed officers, were called to a shooting late on Sunday night.
Image: The male victim in his 20s died just after midnight

Scotland Yard said a 35-year-old woman is being held on suspicion of murder over the fatal stabbing, while no arrests have been made in connection with the shooting.

It is understood there is no link between the deaths.

The scene on Malden Road, Kentish Town, north-west London, where a man was found with a gunshot wound after police, including armed officers, were called to a shooting late on Sunday night.
Image: The incidents happened within minutes of each other

Police investigating the fatal stabbing said two other women were treated in hospital for slash injuries, which were not believed to be life-threatening.

The latest deaths come less than 12 hours after a man died from a gunshot wound in southeast London.

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Firearms officers were called after shots were heard in Sydenham on Sunday afternoon.

The victim, who was in his 20s, died at the scene, with witnesses saying they heard reports the man had accidentally shot himself.

Police at the scene of the Sydenham shooting
Police at the scene of Sydenham shooting

A 56-year-old woman who lives nearby said she was stuck inside the police cordon for three hours after the shooting.

She said: “He came to shoot someone else, but he ended up shooting himself.

“The bullet bounced off a car window. You can see on the car window where the bullet bounced off it.

“After it happened, the boy he came to shoot stood there filming him.”

The identities of the three people who have died have not yet been released.

Police have urged anyone with information about the incidents to contact them.

Young woman and man killed in night of bloodshed in London

A young woman and a man have been killed within minutes of each other in a night of bloodshed in northwest London. The woman, believed to be in her early 20s, was found with a stab wound in Camden and died at the scene shortly before midnight on Sunday.

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