Graphic CCTV footage has been released of the moment a teenager was knocked off his moped by a car before being stabbed to death in the road.
Jaden Moodie, 14, was out drug dealing for the Beaumont gang when he was attacked by rivals on the evening of 8 January, the Old Bailey heard.
The attack in Bickley Road, Leyton, east London, was captured on CCTV.
The footage, which has been played in court, shows a Mercedes strike Jaden before he is seen lying defenceless on the road.
He was then stabbed by a group of people before the Mercedes drove off.
Ayoub Majdouline, 19, is on trial accused of being one of five young men in the Mercedes who had driven around the area looking for a rival gang member to attack.
Majdouline was caught on CCTV at a Travelodge hotel in Walthamstow on the day before the attack, the court heard.
He was wearing distinctive Nike Air Max trainers he is alleged to have also wore during the knife attack on Jaden, the jury was told.
The 19-year-old was also wearing yellow rubber gloves, one of which was later found to have traces of the victim’s blood and the defendant’s DNA, the court heard.
Majdouline had a troubled upbringing in Leyton and had turned to drug dealing for older boys to make money, the jury was told.
His Irish mother and Moroccan father split up when he was aged seven, the court heard.
Majdouline’s father died in 2015, so the teenagers went to live with an aunt and later went into foster care, jurors were told.
He was identified by the National Crime Agency in 2018 as a victim of “modern slavery”, amid concerns of exploitation by older youths, the court heard.
Majdouline told jurors how he sold drugs “for and with” the Mali Boys gang, including county lines in Basingstoke, Ipswich and Andover.
He had been caught with drugs and carrying knives, but despite serving time behind bars, went straight back to dealing, the court heard.
Majdouline said: “At the time, I did not feel like I was being supported by social services and I never lived by myself before.
“I was not getting really any money from social services – £50 a week – and I did not really know how to spend money … Just two or three days I would run out of money and I did not have money to buy food.
“Everyone in Leyton that I knew was selling drugs to make money so I just thought … to survive.”
Majdouline told the court he got “confused” sorting out jobseekers’ allowance when he turned 18.
He told the jury he returned to drug dealing after a few weeks of volunteer work, adding: “I felt I had to make money the only way I knew how to make money.”
Majdouline, who is white, said the majority of the older Mali Boys were Somali, but “black boys, Asian boys and white boys” sold drugs for them.
He explained why he had been given a knife to carry while dealing, saying he had been “sliced” on one occasion in Basingstoke.
Majdouline said: “Because I was selling drugs for this older guy in Leyton and obviously when I was selling drugs, a lot of people I was selling drugs to were older than me.
“He didn’t want me to get robbed or lose his drugs so he gave me a knife so basically to hold a knife to sell drugs for my own safety.”
In a series of agreed facts read to the court, jurors learned that Jaden had been in trouble with police since he was 13 years old.
He was handed a youth conditional caution in March last year after police seized an air-powered pistol, Rambo knife and cannabis during an altercation in Nottingham.
He admitted appearing in a Snapchat video with an imitation firearm in November last year.
Jaden had been found with crack cocaine at an address in Bournemouth the previous month, jurors were told.
Majdouline, from Wembley, north London, has denied Jaden’s murder and the trial continues.