SAPS is currently investigating a shooting incident that took place in Lotus River last night. A 15-year-old teenager was killed in the incident. One suspect has been apprehended.
The shooting occurred at approximately 19:45 in Eland Avenue, Lotus River. Police suspect that the incident is gang-related.
Reports state that young girl was sitting in front of a house in the street when suspects randomly opened fire.
“We suspect that she was caught in the crossfire,” explains Colonel Andre Traut.
According to Traut, the swift response from SAPS officials led to the arrest of a 24-year-old suspect.
The suspect will appear in Wynberg Court on Monday, 01 March 2021 on a charge of murder.
VK News also reported on the shooting of a 13-year-old and 18-year-old boy in Mitchells Plain yesterday.