Elderly woman wounded in suspected gang shooting in Elsies River

The woman is believed to have been standing inside her house when she was struck by a stray bullet.

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CAPE TOWN – A 66-year-old woman has been wounded during a suspected gang shooting in Elsies River.

The shooting took place in Fedora Close, in Leonsdale over the weekend.

The woman is believed to have been standing inside her house when she was struck by a stray bullet.

A 33-year-old man was wounded in the same incident.

The police’s Noloyiso Rwexana says, “Both victims were taken to hospital for treatment. Suspects are yet to be arrested.”

In a separate shooting, a 26-year-old man was shot dead in Leonsdale.