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.


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