By Qudissiyah Kasu Emotions were high in Oceanview following the senseless shooting of a 7-year-old girl on Tuesday afternoon. Emaan Solomons was killed by a stray bullet in a suspected gang-related shooting while in the yard of her home. She was wounded in the chest and hand and died in[…]
By Loushe Jordaan-Gilbert The aunt of a young girl from Lavender Hill has described the horrific moments leading up to her death. Nathlia Pienaar was struck by a stray bullet during a gang shooting outside of her home on Saturday while skipping with her rope. The 6-year-old was declared brain-dead[…]
By Najma Bibi Noor Mahomed Another violent shooting has angered Elsies river community – this time a two-year-old girl was shot and wounded in the face when she was hit by a stray bullet in Leonsdale yesterday. A 31-year-old man was also killed during the apparent gang related shooting in[…]
A 67-year-old man on his way to collect his pension was shot and killed after he was caught in what is believed to be gang-related crossfire. On Monday morning, October 2, Lesley Idas set out early to go collect his pension at a pay point but wound up becoming yet[…]
By Shireen Fisher Elsies River is on a knife-edge, as gang related shootings continue to unsettle the community. There are fears that gang warfare could deteriorate after the shooting of an alleged gang leader on Tuesday. Victor Bowers (35) also known as Fox, the leader of the Rebels gang, was[…]
Bonteheuwel was the scene of another gang shooting on Tuesday evening – the latest incident leaving two teenagers critically injured. A 16 year old male was hit with two bullets wounds in either legs and a 15 year old female was also wounded. They are currently at Groote Schuur Hospital[…]
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