A four year old girl has died after being caught in crossfire of an alleged gang-related shooting in Cape Town.
Western Cape Police spokesperson, Andre Traut, says she was shot and wounded in a wendy house in Ottery on Wednesday night and later died in hospital.
He says a 48 year old man was also wounded in the attack.
#sapsWC 4yr-old Girl shot and killed in suspected gang conflict last night in a wendy house on c/o Bruce & Edward Streets, Woodgate Court, Ottery during a suspected #gang conflict. 48yr-old Male shot and injured. 3 Suspects sought #CrimeStop #MySAPSApp MEhttps://t.co/x7hJTonrmI pic.twitter.com/Gs9zWJBF79
— SA Police Service 🇿🇦 (@SAPoliceService) September 30, 2021
3 people shot and killed, 2 others wounded in Crossroads near Nyanga
Meanwhile, earlier this month, three people were shot and killed and two others wounded in Crossroads near Nyanga on the Cape Flats. Police Spokesperson, Novela Potelwa says suspects in a minibus taxi fired several shots at four men. Three men died on the scene while a fourth was wounded.
Potelwa says a woman in her 30s who was standing outside her home was wounded when she was hit by a stray bullet.
Nyanga police have launched a manhunt for suspects who shot and killed 3 men and injured two others in Crossroads on Saturday afternoon.
The shooting incident occurred in Situlo street.
Video: 3 people shot and killed, 2 others wounded in Crossroads near Nyanga on the Cape Flats