No arrests yet after Mitchells Plain boy (13) murdered

Police say they found the boy lying on the ground when they arrived on scene.

According to reports, the boy was walking down the road when an unidentified man approached him, started shooting and then fled the scene. Picture: freeimages.com

CAEP TOWN - There have been no arrests in connection with the murder of a 13-year-old boy in Mitchells Plain.

The teenager was shot dead on Sunday night.

The police's Frederick van Wyk says officers found the boy lying on the ground when they arrived on scene.

“According to reports, the victim was walking down the road when an unidentified man approached him, started shooting and then fled the scene. We’ve opened a murder case for further investigation.”