Teen shot dead in CT

2010-06-14 11:35

Cape Town - A 15-year-old boy was shot and died on his way to hospital in Athlone, Cape Town, Western Cape police said on Monday.

The boy was allegedly approached by two men who fired several shots at him at about 22:00 on Saturday in Kewtown, Warrant Officer Ian Bennett said.

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 known.

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.