An 18-year-old man has died after being stabbed in Edgware in broad daylight.
Police said that they were called at 17:54hrs on Monday, 31 May to Montrose Park, Edgware, following reports of a group of males fighting.
Officers responded and found an 18-year-old male suffering from a stab injury in a tennis court area.
The man was found critically wounded in the tennis court area and was pronounced dead at the scene at 7:19pm.
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The park was said to be busy with people enjoying the sunshine.
The victim was treated by London’s Air Ambulance and London Ambulance Service at the scene. Despite their best efforts, he was pronounced dead at 19:19hrs.
Police are working to inform his next of kin. Formal identification and a post-mortem examination will follow in due course.
Seven males have been arrested in connection with the incident on suspicion of offences including affray and attempted murder. They are all in police custody.
Officers are working to determine whether there any further reported injuries.
A crime scene is in place and enquiries are ongoing. Police are urging members of the public remaining in the area to please leave and go home.
Any witnesses or those with information, video or images that could assist police are asked to call 101 ref CAD 5436/31 May.
Source: Met Police