Anti-gang Unit Detectives arrest two suspects in connection with murder of 5-year-old in Lavender hill

Following an incident where a five year old boy was shot dead on Saturday when warring parties fired shots in Drury Court, Lavender Hill, Anti-Gang Unit detectives have been working around the clock in search of the perpetrators of the act. On Monday afternoon, 23 December they apprehended two suspects aged 24 and 29 in connection with the murder and attempted murder.

At the same time the five year old was shot, a 22-year-old was also shot and seriously wounded. He was taken to hospital for medical assistance. The two suspects are believed to be linked to a series of other cases.

The suspects are expected in court on Friday, 27 December 2019.

Western Cape SAPS management have hailed the efforts of the AGU detectives who tracked the suspects.

Source: South African Police Service