2 May 2017, SAPS, Suspects sought after 13 people were shot in Elsies River: Detectives are combing for clues after 13 people were shot last night at 20:45 at Tiara road, Leonsdale, Elsies River. Two men aged 50 and 17 were shot and fatally wounded.
11 victims were injured and transported to hospital for treatment. Motive for the shooting is unknown at this stage. Suspects are yet to be arrested.
Anyone with information please call Crime Stop on 08600 10111.
Imraahn Mukaddam was on the scene: "I was at the scene, a total war Zone! With paramedics battling to stabilize victims, most young boys aged around 17.
One deceased is reputed to be a Star Player for Riverside Rangers under 18 team."
Imraahn Mukaddam continued to say: "At Tygerberg hospital, some of the victims were quite critical whilst their families appeared strong under the circumstances."
"We prayed together, it's very difficult to find words that can console the loved ones of such senseless violence that is destroying the lives of our young ones."