A teenager who became the second boy to be stabbed and killed in Birmingham within a week has been named as Abdullah Muhammad.
Abdullah was found critically injured on Herbert Road in the Small Heath area of Birmingham at around 8pm on Wednesday.
Despite the best efforts of medics he was pronounced dead a short while later at the scene.
A second teenager, believed to be 15-years-old, was also assaulted during the incident and suffered minor injuries, he was also treated at the scene.
Following Abdullah’s death, the deputy chief constable, Louisa Rolfe, said: “We’ll be leaving no stone unturned to find those responsible and bring them to justice.
“You’ll see a very robust policing response that‘s sensitive to the fears and concerns of our local communities.
“Our thoughts remain with Abdullah’s family, friends and the local community in Small Heath.
“Help us to solve this very tragic crime but also work with us to protect our young people.”
The fatal stabbing came just days after another 16-year-old boy, Sidali Mohamed, was stabbed to death outside Joseph Chamberlain College in the Balsall Heath area of Birmingham.
A boy aged 16, was remanded in custody after he appeared in Birmingham Magistrates Court following the stabbing of Sidali Mohamed until his next hearing which is due on 18 March.