Teenager aged 17 shot dead on the streets of London while chilling with friends

A Teenage girl aged 17 has been shot dead during a bloody night of violence on the streets of London.

A boy aged 16 is also fighting for his life after being shot, he is in a critical condition.

The teenager aged 17 died in the arms of her mother as police and paramedics attempted to save her life in Tottenham, North London

Shots were fired from a car on Monday evening, in what is believed to have been a random shooting.

In another incident, a 16-year-old boy was left critically hurt after being shot in Walthamstow and another boy aged 15 was stabbed.

In 2018 there have been 47 murders already, compared with 130 in 2017

Police are now appealing for witnesses after the female victim who has not yet been named was shot before 9.30pm on Easter Monday.

She was out with friends and was shot dead on the streets of London, She was sat chilling with her friends before a car drove past and fired a direct shot at the girl and raced off from the scene.