Boy (14) in critical condition after being shot in CT

Gun battles, believed to be between rival gangs, continued into Tuesday morning.

FILE: A crime scene. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN

CAPE TOWN - A 14-year-old boy is in a critical condition after being shot in Mitchells Plain.

A man was killed in the shooting in Portlands at around 11pm on Tuesday.

The police's Noloyiso Rwexana says: “I can confirmed a shooting incident occurred in Portlands. According to information, a 26-year-old man was shot and fatally wounded while a 14-year-old boy was shot and wounded."

Gun battles, believed to be between rival gangs, continued into Wednesday morning.

(Edited by Shimoney Regter)