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EC police investigate after teen (15) shot and killed

The teenager had been standing outside a house at Gill Marcus when someone shot at him in the early hours of Saturday morning.

Picture: SAPS

CAPE TOWN - Police in the Eastern Cape are investigating the murder of a 15-year old boy in the town of Humansdorp.

The teenager had been standing outside a house at Gill Marcus when someone shot at him in the early hours of Saturday morning.

According to police, he sustained several gunshot wounds.

“Police are investigating a case of murder after the 15-year old, Antonio Botha, was fatally wounded at about 02:00 this morning,” said police spokesperson Captain Gerda Swart.

Community members heard the shots and rushed to his aid, calling police and paramedics.

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