Last week the ninth teenager to be murdered in London this year was shot to death. According to the BBC:
Nicholas Clarke, 19, was shot on 14 March on the Myatts Field Estate in Brixton, south London. He was taken to hospital but died the following day. A post-mortem examination found he died from a gunshot wound to the head.
1 January: Henry Bolombi, 18, stabbed
5 January: Faridon Alizada, 18, stabbed
21 January: Boduka Mudianga, 18, stabbed
26 January: Fuad Buraleh, 19, beaten
19 February: Sunday Essiet, 15, stabbed
29 February: Ofiyke Nmezu, 16, beaten
2 March: Teng Le, 17, stabbed
13 March: Michael Jones, 18, beaten
15 March: Nicholas Clarke, 19, shot
Even that well known source of journalism Capital Radio is covering this story but the Mayor doesn’t want to know.