THREE thugs chase and stab a man with a knife and a Zombie sword in front of a frightened six-year-old girl.
CCTV’s graphic footage captures the moment Joshua White, 29, carrying a child in a pink roller skates flying while running away from masked attackers.
Mr. White is said to have stopped to check on the girl before attempting to hide inside a store in Hackney, east London.
But Theo Momodu, 18 and Taylar Isaac, 20, came close to him in a pincer movement with 20-year-old David Kerrigan in the back.
Momodu then stabbed Mr. White three times in the back with a 2ft long red Zombie sword – a blade that often mimics weapons seen in horror movies with jagged edges and words engraved on it. .
And Isaac stabbed a fatal wound with a large knife in the chest, the jurors heard.
Minutes later, three young Stokey16 gang members are believed to have targeted the second survivor.
It was claimed that they carried out a “well thought out expedition” after Momodu received a text message from a senior gang member.
In it, he is instructed to get some “notch on your blade” and “new ygs (young gun) to take down someone” or be “disqualified”.
Mr. White is not believed to have been specifically targeted during the “voyage” as he has no association with the gang and is about to begin a boat ride.
After an Old Bailey trial, Isaac and Kerrigan were found guilty of murder, an allegation Momodu has admitted.
All three men, from Hackney, were also found guilty of knowingly inflicting injury on the second victim.
The fourth defendant, 20-year-old Harley McGivern, also from Hackney, was found guilty of breaking justice.
Following the verdicts, Mr. White’s mother Trisha Sargusingh described her son as “kind, loving, cheerful and caring”, a “loyal friend” and “a sensitive and humble man”. .
She said: “Going to court is physically, emotionally, and mentally tough, and while there is no punishments severe enough to alleviate Joshua’s horrible death, we hope that a verdict For convicts to be strong can be a deterrent. that other families may never know a pain like us. “
Father Leigh White added: “I hope that today’s verdict will have lasting consequences for such ruthless and shameful murderers and lessons for others considering bringing along. knives can lead to the death of other innocent people “
The court has heard how the attack on Mr. White occurred on the afternoon of April 26, 2019, outside Frampton Foods.
The 6-year-old girl who was not injured in the incident waited for her father in the store.
Police were warned by members of the public when the attackers appeared in a white Ford car.
Minutes later, Rikkardo Butler was targeted as he accompanied his partner, pushing a baby in a nearby stroller, the jurors heard.
He ran away, got stabbed skin stabbing, the court declared.
The attackers’ vehicle was launched at high speed, chased by an armed police vehicle.
The Ford was spotted in a police dash cam crashing into parked cars before the men walked, with Kerrigan and Isaac still holding knives.
Two other Zombie swords have been recovered from the wreckage.
Momodu was arrested by the police, while the others made their way to McGivern’s house, where they changed clothes.
Kerrigan and Isaac both deny being members of a gang.
Giving evidence, Kerrigan admitted being at the scene of the murder of Mr. White, but he said he went to buy drugs and knew nothing about the plan of the attack.
Momodu’s defense denied Kerrigan’s claim, saying it was a “hitchhike” involving gangs.
Kerrigan had a conviction of public disorder in 2018, in which he reportedly threatened to stab someone.
During the incident, he said: “We are Stokey, you are Shakespeare”, referring to a rival territory.
Both Kerrigan and Momodu denied getting off the bus when Mr. Butler was attacked.
Detective Sergeant Andy Sheppard, from Scotland Yard, said: “There is no room for this kind of heartless brutality in the streets of London.
“Young men caught up in this lifestyle may think they are proving themselves and building a reputation, but in reality they are just cutting their own and the lives of others short.
DOG ATTACK HORROR
Father’s horror when his 9-year-old daughter was ravaged by the dog’s attack ‘like a shark’
“Communities are safer to know they will be behind bars for a long time.”
The jury considered in less than a day to come to a consensus of the decisions.
The sentencing was postponed until April 23.