The death of a teenager with Downs Syndrome has sparked public outrage across the country after angry community members in Eldorado Park accused police of shooting 16-year-old Nathaniel Julius. Residents took to the street to vent their frustrations where they threw stones and petrol bombs at SAPS and JMPD officers.[…]
Police in the US city of Kenosha fired tear gas and pepper balls to disperse protesters on Monday as the governor of Wisconsin called out the National Guard during a second night of unrest after a Black man was shot in the back multiple times by police as his three[…]
Three-year-old Merilyn Adams was a cheeky little girl who could never be quiet, her sister Meagan says. While sitting with her mom and dad around a fire in front of their home in Heather Park, Eerste River, she played and chatted away for the last time on Tuesday night. The[…]
The Western Cape member of the executive committee for community safety, Albert Fritz has condemned the murder of a young girl in Kraaifontein. In a statement released on Monday, Fritz expressed outrage at the death of six-year-old Gaylin Cupido, from Scottsdene who was struck by a stray bullet during the[…]
Western Cape police are investigating the murder of a 35-year-old man and his three-year-old daughter in Ravensmead, Cape Town, on Monday morning. The double murder occurred at around 07:15 at 39th Street in Eureka Estate, Ravensmead. “The victims were seated in a vehicle when an unknown suspect opened fire on[…]
Most people will not remember the tragic story of Brian Diamond, who as a toddler was shot through the head in gang warfare outside of his Heinz Park home in July of 2006. Three year old, Brian was playing in his grandmother’s front yard when a bullet ripped through his[…]
Candles lit up the night in Bonteheuwel, where about 50 people gathered for a memorial on Thursday for a father and son shot and killed while walking from a nearby shop. Mogamat Johnson, 31, was shot dead in Bonteheuwel Avenue on Wednesday night. His son, Zhario, 2, was hit and[…]
City of Johannesburg Member of Mayoral Committee for Community Development, Margaret Arnold says they will leave no stone unturned to ensure that those responsible for the Melville shooting are brought to book. Arnold was speaking at the vigil on Thursday night to remember those who died. Two people were killed[…]
The husband of a well-known dentist Dr Camillah Bayat was gunned down at the family’s dental surgery in Khayelitsha on Monday. According to police reports, two unknown suspects entered the premises in Ntlazane Street, Lingelethu-West and held up the staff. One armed suspect threatened the security guard and instructed him[…]
A Bishop Lavis police officer was shot and killed in his driveway on his way to work on Thursday morning. Lieutenant-Colonel Kay, 52, was attached to the provincial Firearm, Liquor and Second Hand Goods (FLASH) unit. Police spokesperson Siyabulela Malo said it’s alleged that Kay had just gotten into his[…]
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