13-year-old dies from gunshot to the head

Two teenagers were killed in two separate shooting in Cadillac Street, in Beacon Valley.

Two teenagers were shot and killed in two separate shootings in Cadillac Street, in Beacon Valley last night.

According to Mitchell’s Plain police, in the first incident, four teenagers, aged, 13, 16 and 18, were standing on the corner of Cadillac and Riley streets, at about 8.30pm, when a white Chevrolet drove by. The driver made a U-turn and the passengers opened fire on the teenagers as the car made its second passing.

The 13-year-old sustained a gunshot wound to the head and died on the scene. Two others were admitted to hospital and the other is recovering at home.

Mitchell’s Plain police spokesperson, Sergeant Jerome Voegt, said SAPS were later informed of another 18-year-old boy who had been shot dead on the corner of Cadillac and Austin streets, in Beacon Valley.

“At this stage the investigation is ongoing; the possibility that this incident might be gang-related will be investigated. No arrests have been made,” said Sergeant Voegt.

Anyone with information can contact Mitchell’s Plain police on 082 777 8076 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111.