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Turf war hit at mosque: 1 dead, 2 injured in attack on ‘Gangster Leader'

Three American gangsters were ambushed outside a Wynberg mosque on Friday afternoon, apparently they were attacked by the fancy boys gang. Two people were left injured while one died at the scene, according to information received the person who died was not the target at all but he was shot because he was with the target. The 29-year-old man who was shot and killed was the target’s nephew, he was the one who was driving so the bullets caught him very easy and faster. The two others who were injured in the attack outside the park Rd masjid, just after jumu’ah prayers is the main target and his friend.

 INCIDENT: Gunmen attacked near Park Road Mosque. Picture:

The target is alleged to be Americans gang leader Mohammed Gummie Solomons, 43, from Heideveld, another victim who survived is Reza Clayton aged 41 years old. Police found 21 bullets at the scene, it was also revealed that the attackers were two men. They fired several shots at the victims before fleeing the scene.


An eyewitness says Solomons was the target, he usually goes to the mosque regularly and most of the times he will be with his nephew. He is said to be well affiliated and quite high up, so it is quite obvious that the other gang was just trying to get rid of him. Most shots were fired at Solomons and the other two were just shot because, the shooters were obviously scared that they might try to protect their target.

 HIT: Adenaan Cloete died behind the wheel of the car.

Police are currently investigating the motive behind the shooting, they are urging anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of the suspects to reveal it to the police. According to a well-placed source, Solomons is the latest victim in a “clean-up” by the Fancy Boys gang.

The Fancy Boys are going after the Americans turf because they want to takeover Cape Town, but obviously now that they've attempted this hit and failed things might turn bitter for them.

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American Americans Mohammed Gummie Park Road Mosque Wynberg


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