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Elsies River toddler remains in ICU after being shot in face

The family wants police to urgently arrest the perpetrators behind the shooting.

Picture: Refilwe Thobega/EWN

CAPE TOWN - The family of a three-year-old girl, who was seriously wounded in a gang shooting, says that she is in a lot of pain.

Jaylin Alexander was shot in the face in Elsies River last week.

A gangster was killed in the shooting incident.

An emotional Wendaline Weely says that the family is disgusted by the shooting of her granddaughter.

The family wants police to urgently arrest the perpetrators behind the shooting.

“This is something I can’t even explain to you. The moment I saw her in that bed in hospital … when I think about it my tears start falling.”

The grandmother says the toddler will undergo an operation on Tuesday.

She remains in the intensive care unit.

(Edited by Shimoney Regter)