#CrimeStats | This is what a record-high murder rate sounds like
Hours before police bosses released annual crime statistics on Thursday, a shooting in broad daylight between blocks of flats in gang-plagued Manenberg offered some insight into the drama behind the data.
The voice of a little girl remarking matter-of-factly to her mother, “We can’t go out”, could be heard in a video recording of the gun battle raging in the Cape Town suburb.
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