Teenager shot dead in Athlone

2010-06-14 09:42

A 15-year-old boy was shot and died on his way to hospital in

Athlone, Cape Town.

The boy was allegedly approached by two men who fired several shots

at him on Saturday at about 10pm in Kewtown, Warrant Officer Ian Bennett said in

a statement.

He was struck in the right side of his body and died as local

residents were taking him to hospital. The motive for the murder was not yet


Police called on residents with information about the crime to call the

Athlone police station on 021 697 9238 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111.

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