Child killed in Coloured gang cross-fire

crime-gunA seven-year-old boy was shot dead when he and his mother were caught in crossfire in Atlantis, Cape Town, Western Cape police said on Saturday.

“The young victim was accompanied by his mother when criminals opened fire, supposedly at another group of criminals, and [they] were both caught in the crossfire,” Lt-Col Andrè Traut said.

The boy’s mother was wounded in the neck and two men were also wounded in the shooting on Friday night.

“Many people have been questioned, and we will continue to question criminals until we find those responsible for the attack,” Traut said. – Sapa