A 15-year-old boy has died after being stabbed in Kensal Green .
Metropolitan Police said it was called shortly before 3.30pm on Monday (January 23) by London Ambulance Service (LAS) to the stabbing in Doyle Gardens.
Officers attended and the boy, named as Quamari Barnes, was suffering from stab wounds.
He was taken by LAS to hospital where we was later pronounced dead.
His next of kin have been made aware.
Tributes are beginning to emerge online from friends of the 15-year-old victim, who has been described as a "good person".
A tribute posted on Facebook by Hephzibah Oliver said: “Another premature death of another youth in our NW10 community.
“There will be no more laughter, no more jokes nor teasing heard from 15 year old Quamari, who was stabbed earlier this afternoon outside our local School, Capital City Academy, Harlesden. My condolences to the family.”
A Metropolitan police spokesman said: “A murder investigation has been launched following the death of a teenage boy in Willesden.
“Police were called just before 3.30pm on Monday 23 January by London Ambulance Service (LAS) to a 15-year-old male stabbed in Doyle Gardens, NW10.
“Officers attended and the boy was suffering stab wounds.
"The boy was taken by LAS to hospital where he was later pronounced dead. Next of kin are aware.
“The Homicide and Major Crime Command has been informed and are investigating.
“Whilst officers believe they know who the deceased is, they await formal identification.
“Any witnesses or anyone with any information is urged to contact police via 101 or by tweeting @MetCC.
“To give information anonymously contact Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or visit crimestoppers-uk.org.
“There have been no arrests and enquiries continue.”
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