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Four year old girl killed in Cape Flats shooting

30 September 2021, 9:28 AM  |  Carmel Loggenberg-Roberts  | 

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.

“During the same incident, a 48 year old male sustained a gunshot wound and was admitted to hospital too. Three suspects fled the scene and are being sought. It is believed that rival gangs shot at each other and that the girl was caught in the crossfire. If you can shed any light on this matter, or know the whereabouts of the suspects please do not hesitate to contact Crime Stop on 08600 10111.”

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

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