Boy (9) killed in one of sporadic shootings

2017-09-12 06:00

A boy (9) was killed and a woman and two men were injured in a shooting in Nebula Way, Ocean View at the weekend.

This as “sporadic shootings flared up during the weekend”, says Ocean View police spokesperson Sergeant Leon Fortuin.

No arrests have been made.

However, in other crime operations at the weekend, Ocean View police arrested 19 men.

The men, between the ages of 16 and 38, were charged with possession of drugs, dangerous weapons and ammunition. A 38-year-old man was arrested for possession of ammunition in Lekkerwater Road after police received a tip-off. He was found with 100 empty .303-calibre cartridges, 95 .303-calibre projectiles and 70 .303 primer casings.


Join the conversation! encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.

Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire network.


Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.

Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.