Cape Town police have confirmed to Heart FM News that a 16-year-old boy has been killed in what’s understood to be a drive-by shooting in Seawinds near Lavender Hill.

Another person was also shot and wounded in Monday night’s attack.

Western Cape police spokesperson, Noloyiso Rwexana says “cases of murder and attempted murder were opened for investigation following a shooting incident that occurred at 19:35 at St Patrick Road, Seawinds,”

No one’s been arrested as yet.


Meanwhile, a girl and a boy have been killed in a fire in Colorado Park, Mitchells Plain.

Their home was destroyed in a shack blaze in the early hours of Tuesday morning.

A police investigation is underway.