Alleged Cape Town gang boss shot dead in Athlone

16 October 2019 - 21:33 By Naledi Shange
Cape Town police confirmed that a man, believed to be a gang member, was shot dead on Wednesday.
Cape Town police confirmed that a man, believed to be a gang member, was shot dead on Wednesday.
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An alleged gang boss was shot dead in Athlone, Cape Town, on Wednesday.

Western Cape police spokesperson Sgt Noxolo Rwexana said the shooting happened at about 5.25pm.

“It is alleged that a 47-year-old was shot and fatally wounded by unidentified suspects,” said Rwexana. “The suspects entered a liquor store and shot at the victim. The circumstances are under investigation.”

Rwexana said no arrests had been made. 


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