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A 12-year-old girl was shot dead and at least two other children were wounded in a shooting in Bonteheuwel.

Police said the incident, which occurred on Saturday night, was gang-related.

Police spokesperson Warrant Officer November Filander said, “In the shooting the girl died on the scene due to injuries and a 17-year-old girl was shot in the right foot. Another 12-year-old boy was shot.”

A man has been arrested in connection with the shooting and will appear in court soon.

- Eyewitness News

Peter wrote:   
2012-04-17 12:30

Girl didn't die on scene, see pass away in hospital.