Law enforcement authorities are deploying additional resources as the protests from Ennerdale and Eldorado Park, south of Johannesburg spread to the N12 highway.
Gauteng police have opened a case of attempted murder following a shooting incident in Westbury on Tuesday Night.
Westbury residents, west of Johannesburg have shut down the area. They are demanding that soldiers be deployed to fight alleged gangsterism in the area.
Three people killed in violent confrontations between suspected gangsters and Boitumelong residents in the North West were buried in separate funerals on Saturday.