Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Teenager Stabbed to Death in Attack at Bus Stop

Newspaper article The Evening Standard (London, England)

Teenager Stabbed to Death in Attack at Bus Stop

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Byline: RASHID RAZAQ

A YOUTH of 19 was stabbed to death at a bus stop today.

The victimwho was believed to be a gang memberwas the 10th teenager to be killed in London this year.

He was attacked shortly after 10am at the junction of Tot-tenham High Road andRavens-dale Road in Stamford Hill.

Paramedics had to resusci-tate him at the scene after he suffered a cardiacarrest and he was resuscitated several times in the ambulance on the way tohospital. Doctors pro-nounced the teenager dead at 11.25am after battling tosave his life for nearly an hour.

Witness Lauren McKeown, 19, a nursery nurse, said: I was just coming back fromtak-ing the kids shopping and we could see this guy lying there in the road.

I saw blood on a towel next to him and there were paramedics all around him.

Someone at the bus stop said he got stabbed and that some guy had just run up,stabbed him and run off. I couldnt believe it.

A Scotland yard spokesman said: Paramedics gave emer-gency treatment at thescene and he was taken to the Royal London Hospital, where he was pronounceddead shortly after-wards. …

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