A teenager is fighting for his life after being stabbed at midday in Shepherd’s Bush .

An air ambulance landed as paramedics treated the teen, who was stabbed in Willow Vale, just yards from QPR’s home ground Loftus Road.

He has been taken to hospital in a life-threatening condition.

A police spokesman said: “Police were called at approximately 12:01hrs to reports of a stabbing on Willow Vale in Hammersmith and Fulham.

“Officers are in attendance along with the London Ambulance Service and London’s Air Ambulance.

“A male, believed to be aged in his teens, was found with a stab injury.

“He has been taken to hospital in a life-threatening condition. Officers are in the process of informing his next-of-kin.

“A crime scene remains in place. No arrests; enquiries continue.”

Keep up to date with developments with our live blog below.

Update on teen's condition

Police have given an update on the stabbing victim’s condition. Click here for the latest.

'The day goes on as normal for me but it doesn’t for this boy and his family, sadly'

The news quickly spread to nearby pubs and restaurants and here’s what they had to say.

Yet another stabbing

This time in Hackney, where a man has been taken to hospital for multiple stab wounds.

This one happened less than two hours after the stabbing in White City and is the third in less than 24 hours in London.

Read the full story here.

Harlesden stabbings

Two were stabbed not too far from White City, in a residential street in Harlesden last Thursday (November 1).

Both men, aged in their 30s, were taken to hospital but neither was in any serious danger.

For the full story on that incident, click here.

Bad day in west London

Two people died within around 40 minutes of each other in the same part of Putney this morning in a bad news day for west London.

One pedestrian was hit by the lorry near Putney station while another was stuck by a train.

Both have been confirmed dead by the London Ambulance Service.

Read more about the Putney incidents here.

Nearby nursery not affected

The stabbing happened on the same street as nursery Little People of WIllow Vale.

A spokeswoman for the nursery said the children are safe and have not been impacted by the incident.

The nursery has around 47 children on its roll between the ages of two and four and is open from 7.30am to 6.30pm - but all children “are OK”, assured the nursery.

Ofsted inspectors rated the nursery as ‘good’ in January this year.

Police still on scene

Alex Benjamin is the manager at Little Napoli, which is at the top of Willow Vale on Uxbridge Road, and found out about the stabbing when police came to “surround the area”.

He said: “We became aware when the CID came down and marked off the alleyway but we don’t know anything more than someone was stabbed.”

Bar staff at The Queen Adelaide also heard a young man was stabbed just around the corner from the pub.

Kathryn Coulter told GetWestLondon she heard it was a young teenager but none of the customers have spoken about it to her and police have not been inside.

Murders were up more than 50%

Stats from the Met show murders in London were up by 51.49% in 2017/18 compared to the previous year.

From April 2016 to the end of March 2017 there were 101 murders - but over the same period between 2017 and 2018 this went up to 153.

In Hammersmith and Fulham there were three murders in 2016/17 and four the next year.

A bloody 24 hours in London

Just last night (November 6), a teenage boy was stabbed repeatedly in West Hampstead at around 8pm.

As a result, police got a Section 60 order authorised for the whole of Camden until 3am, allowing police to search members of the public without a need to demonstrate justifiable cause.

Read the full story here.

'No older than 15'

According to a tweet form someone who reported the stabbing, the boy looks ‘no older than 15’.

The victim’s age has not been verified by police as yet.

Boy taken as priority to hospital

The teen was treated at the scene and then taken by road to hospital ‘as a priority’.

A London Ambulance Service spokesperson said: “We were called at 12:01 today (November 7) to Willow Vale to reports of a stabbing.
“We sent an incident response officer, two single responders in cars and an ambulance crew. We also dispatched London’s Air Ambulance.
“We treated a teenage boy at the scene and took him by road to as a priority to a major trauma centre.”

Where is Willow Vale?

The teen was stabbed in a residential street in White City, as you can see here.