6 Arrested after Athlone shooting
A 59-year-old woman was shot and killed during a shootout between two groups believed to be rival gangs.
CAPE TOWN - Western Cape police have arrested six men after a woman was gunned down in Athlone.
The 59-year-old was shot and killed during a shootout between two groups believed to be rival gangs on Friday.
At least three children were also wounded in the incident and were rushed to hospital.
The police's André Traut says two suspects were arrested after the shooting, while the others were arrested a day later.
"Four more suspects were arrested and they will be detained until their court appearance on Monday in Athlone."
In another incident in Mitchells Plain a 12-year-old boy and a 15-year-old girl were shot dead in crossfire.
A man who is believed to have killed his wife and three-month-old daughter in Delft handed himself over to police.