The mother of a young man stabbed to death by a gang of youths lost another son just last year, it has emerged.
Jason Gayle-Bent was attacked by a mob
Eileen Gayle's son, Alex, was killed in a car crash in Sydenham, south-east London, his family said.
On Sunday, her eldest son Jason Gayle-Bent, 29, was attacked yards from their home in Ludwick Mews, New Cross, south-east London.
"He was a loving and devoted son who was getting on with his life and building himself a future," she said.
"Jason was a friendly person who did not associate himself with any particular group and was not a member of any gang," she told the BBC News website.
"There is nothing that can be done to bring him back to me."
"I abhor violence and ask that as a community we work towards bringing Jason's killers to justice. No other mother should have to suffer like I am."
Mr Gayle-Bent was sitting on a wall with two friends when the gang rode up.
One of the youths pulled out a gun, aimed and fired several shots.
It is not clear exactly what happened next, but Mr Gayle-Bent was stabbed in the heart.
Police believe the same gang may also have attacked and wounded another man shortly afterwards in Deptford Wharf.
Tony Gayle, Mr Gayle-Bent's cousin, said: "Eileen is distraught. She's lost her second son in a year. The boys' father also died from cancer a few years ago.
"It's not an easy time for her but fortunately, her family is around her."