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One person has been killed and seven others injured in a shooting at a Cape Town birthday party



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A woman has been killed in a shooting.

A woman has been killed in a shooting.

  • A woman was killed and seven others were injured in a shooting Saturday night in Mandalay, Mitchells Valley.
  • The youngest to die was 5.
  • Guests at a birthday party were accidentally shot by gunmen at the Green Honda Ballad.

One woman was killed and seven others were injured in a shooting Saturday night in Cape Town.

The injured juvenile was only 5 years old.

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West Cape Police spokesman Colonel Andre Trott said guests at a birthday party at a house on Montclair Drive in Mandalay were accidentally shot at around 20:20 by Green Honda ballads.

They later fled the scene.

The eight victims, aged between 5 and 26, were admitted to the hospital [a] The 24-year-old woman later died, Trout said Sunday.

He said:

Detectives are gathering evidence to determine the motive behind this vicious attack on these young people, and the public will be asked to provide information that could assist us in our investigation.

Police have deployed criminal intelligence units, forensic experts, detectives and other support units.

“Lenteger police station has deployed additional task forces to stabilize the situation and assist detectives in their investigations. These forces will remain in place until we are satisfied with the progress of our operations,” Trott said.

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