Cape Town boy (5) wounded in gang shooting

A five-year-old boy is fighting for his life after being wounded in possible gang shooting in...

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Police said the youngster was shot as two men opened fire on a group of people on Thursday.

The police’s Bernadine Steyn said they believed the incident was either a hit or may have been sparked by a gang turf dispute.

“The motive is being investigated. There’s a possibility the incident may be gang related. A 5-year-old boy who stood on a gate in front of his house was wounded in his right arm and back,” Steyn added.