Four Shootings in 48 Hours in Sadiq Khan’s London

May 7, 2018

Four people have been shot over a 48-hour period in Sadiq Khan’s London, leaving a teenager dead and a 13-year-old and a 15-year-old with head injuries.

The first victim, 17-year-old Rhyhiem Ainsworth Barton, was shot in Cooks Road, Southwark, on Saturday evening, while playing football.

Witnesses to the killing told the BBC a number of shots were fired during the attack, including one which missed a woman and punched through somebody’s window.

Barton, described as a talented rapper by his godmother, later died from his injuries.

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This article was posted: Monday, May 7, 2018 at 6:08 am

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