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Stuntman stabbed to death while filming music video outside London tube station


A stuntman was stabbed to death while filming a music video outside a busy London tube station, horrified witnesses have mentioned.

The unnamed man – in his early twenties – was fatally knifed amid chaotic scenes on Brixton High Street in south London final evening.

He had been employed to carry out stunts for a rap music video outside Brixton tube station earlier than being attacked.

Paramedics and an air ambulance group battled to save him, however he was pronounced lifeless on the scene at 8.45pm.

One one who noticed the incident mentioned the sufferer was murdered by “jealous haters”.

A safety guard, who works at a retailer close by, mentioned: “One of our clients mentioned the sufferer had been capturing a music video with two Lamborghini sports activities vehicles concerned, however folks noticed it and received jealous.

The Met Police say an investigation has been launched
(Image: Ian Vogler / Daily Mirror)

“The man who received stabbed had been employed to carry out a stunt within the video.

“They have been simply younger youngsters making a video after which some children of comparable age attacked them.

“It was a music video about Brixton which mentions the market in order that’s why they’d determined to shoot it right here.

“One of the vehicles was fluorescent orange and the opposite fluorescent inexperienced.“

The man was hired to perform stunts for a video

The man was employed to carry out stunts for a video
(Image: Ian Vogler / Daily Mirror)

Eunus Mian, 39, who works at a Subway sandwich outlet close to the scene of the stabbing, mentioned: “I heard a big loud bang and then saw people running past the shop.

“I thought maybe a car had crashed or something, but when I went outside, I saw two bikes and three cars.

“There were police and ambulances everywhere.”

A Met Police spokesman mentioned: “An investigation is underway after a man died following a stabbing in Brixton.

“Police have been known as at 8.18pm on Wednesday to studies of an assault shut to Brixton Underground Station.

Paramedics and air ambulances teams unsuccessfully battled to save him

Paramedics and air ambulances groups unsuccessfully battled to save him
(Image: Ian Vogler / Daily Mirror)

“Officers attended and found a man, believed to be aged in his early 20s, suffering from a stab injury. They immediately provided First Aid.

“Paramedics and London’s Air Ambulance additionally attended, however regardless of their efforts the person was pronounced lifeless on the scene at 8.45pm.

“His next of kin has been informed and are being supported by officers. Formal identification has not taken place. A post-mortem will be held in due course.”

He added: “A man was arrested nearby on suspicion of causing grievous bodily harm.

“Detectives from the Specialist Crime Command have been knowledgeable.”

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