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Shootings in Elsies River that led to a call for gang ceasefire

A shooting of teenagers reportedly led to a call being made by Elsies River community for a gang ceasefire. This was after shooting of three teenagers took place , that left the members of the community concerned .

There was a 15-year-old who was shot, as well as two seventeen-year-old boys . They were taken to the hospital for treatment . The shooting led to the suspension of learning at a school that is nearby .

Police have since conducted a 72-hour initiative to hunt down the culprits responsible for the shooting . A 28-year-old man was reported to have got arrested in connection with the shooting . He is being charged with attempted murder .

The community members have expressed concern regarding the high level of crimes in their area. They have argued that service providers are afraid to get to the area as a result of the crime rate that is high .

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https://www.news24.com/news24/SouthAfrica/News/calls-for-gang-ceasefire-after-three-teenagers-shot-in-elsies-river-20211203

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