Teenage girl and a boy fighting for life after London shootings.

It follows a spike in violence in London, UK which has seen more crime and murders committed in the British capital than New York city in February and March 2018.

A 17-year-old girl has died and a 16-year-old boy is fighting for his life after in another shooting in London. The young girl was found with gunshot wounds in Tottenham, north London, shortly after 9:30pm on Monday. Doctors battled to save the teenager but she was stated it critical at the scene in Chalgrove road hospital at 10.43pm.

In another attack, a 16-year-old boy was found with gunshot injuries in Walthamstow, east London. Police and London Ambulance Service were called to reports of gun fire in Markhouse road at around 10pm. The boy was taken to an east London hospital where he remains in a critical condition, police said. A second boy, believed to be 17 years old, is also being treated for stab injuries but his condition is unknown.

Walthamstow MP Stella Creasy said on Twitter there had been a "serious incident involving shooting and stabbing", adding it was "very distressing".

No arrests have been made in connection with either crime incident.

It follows a spike in violence in London in recent weeks which saw more murders committed in the capital of UK in February and March than there were in New York.

Before Monday's violence, the Metropolitan Police had investigated 46 murders in London in 2018.

The force said there were eight murder inquiries launched in January,15 in February, 22 in March and another on 1 April.

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