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The 19-year-old RAF cadet who was shot dead near the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park is the 11th teenager to be killed on London's streets this year.
As police launch a murder investigation, Abdul Mayanja's family have paid respects to their beacon of light and called for an end to the violence in the capital.
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Detectives are trying to trace two women Mayanja is believed to have been with before he was shot in Newham on Friday evening, though no arrests have been made.
His father Kidza said his son, who was due to move to California to finish his training, was 'destined to fly in the RAF' after beginning to fly at 338 West Ham Squadron air cadets.
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'He was a responsible young man and couldn't stop making new friends,' Business consultant Kidza, 58, told the Standard.
'Our boy went to a barbecue and never came home. The killer is still out there. We want justice but no more bloodshed. We don't want any other family to feel the pain we have to feel.'
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His mother, who did not wish to be named, said they wanted him back early because they knew 'trouble can happen' on bank holiday weekends.
'I had this sense of pride in him as he left the front door that day,' she said. 'A couple of hours later I was looking at his lifeless body.
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'All I want is whoever killed my son to be found. I'm scared for my other children. We are going to have to rob them of their freedoms and keep them safe inside after what happened to Abdul.'
Armed police and paramedics attended the scene in Well Lane...
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