Teen dies after being shot in head throughout Cape City unrest

Police are investigating the homicide of a 19-year-old.

The teenager was shot within the head throughout a protest in Kraaifontein, Cape City.

The protests began after Metropolis of Cape City legislation enforcement officers demolished buildings on a chunk of land in Bloekombos.

Tyres had been burnt and stones had been thrown on the police through the protest motion.

Police spokesperson, Novela Potelwa stated over 500 protesters stormed a trucking enterprise in Outdated Paarl Street on Saturday afternoon after a lightweight supply car was torched outdoors the truck depot.

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Public Order Police current within the space tried to forestall protesters from invading the enterprise, however they had been in a position to drive their manner into the premises and somebody fired a gun from the premises.

Potelwa stated a 19-year-old girl was sadly hit in her head.

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She instantly collapsed and died.

When the group noticed this, they fled and scattered.

A 36-year-old man was additionally injured after rubber bullets hit him within the knee.

Nevertheless, a 62-year-old man was arrested on Saturday night for the homicide.

13 protesters had been additionally arrested on the costs of public violence.

These arrested are anticipated to seem in courtroom on Tuesday.

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