- Residents fear that after a 28s gang member was fatally shot in Leonsdale, Elsies River, there will be retaliation
- The young man, a 27-year-old, known as 'Ghetto', was believed to be a senior member of the well-known gang
- Two men from the Bad Boys gang allegedly shot Ghetto while he was sitting in a car after a drug delivery
IOL News reports that children in Leonsdale, Elsies River had to flee for their lives as gangsters started shooting at each other in the area.
During the shoot-out, a senior member of the 28s gang, known as 'Ghetto', was killed.
Now residents of the Cape Flats fear that retaliation will give them a bloody Christmas.
Briefly.co.za learnt that people living in Norwood Road watched in disbelief as two gunmen shot and killed the 27-year-old man while he was sitting in his car.
A witness who wanted to remain anonymous said:
"He is a dik ding (senior member) in the 28s and the Terrible Josters. He was sitting with another guy in a silver Toyota when the Bad Boys shot him. He had just delivered drugs for the Terribles and his friend escaped."
Mihlali Majikela, a police spokesperson, has confirmed the incident and said no arrests have been made yet.
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