London Feb 27 (BAN/MP) A murder investigation has been launched following a fatal stabbing in Paddington Green, W2.
Police were called at 21:13hrs. Officers attended with medics from the London Ambulance Service and the London Air Ambulance.
They found a male, believed to be aged 19, who had been stabbed.
Despite the best efforts of the emergency services, he was pronounced dead at the scene at 22:00hrs. His next of kin have been informed.
A crime scene is in place and is likely to remain for some time.
The public can also expect to see additional resources in the area in the coming hours.
A Section 60 order, which gives officers additional search powers, is in place in the local area until 07:00hrs on Saturday, 27 February.
At this early stage, there have been no arrests. Anyone with information about the incident is urged to call 101 or tweet @MetCC with the reference CAD7919/26FEB.
Information can also be provided to Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.