Bonteheuwel boy (12) recovering after being shot in gang crossfire

He sustained several gunshot wounds during Sunday evening's gun battle.

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CAPE TOWN - A 12-year-old boy is in recovery after getting caught in the crossfire between rival gangs in Bonteheuwel.

He sustained several gunshot wounds during Sunday evening's gun battle.

No arrests have yet been made.

The police's Joseph Swartbooi: "Police units responded to a complaint at about 20.50pm near to Yellowwood Street in Bonteheuwel as a result of local gang members firing shots upon each other. In the process, a 12-year-old boy sustained gunshot wounds and was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment."

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