Boy (15) shot and killed in Bonteheuwel

The area has been gripped by gang violence for years .

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CAPE TOWN - A 15-year-old boy has been shot and killed in Bonteheuwel. The teen was gunned down last night.

The area has for years been gripped by gang violence. There appears to have been a recent spike in gang shootings.

The police's Andre Traut said, "Last night at half past eight a 15-year-old male was shot and killed. The unknown suspect is yet to be arrested."