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15-year-old girl one of 8 people shot and killed in a drug house

A total of eight ght people, ranging in ages 15 to 41, were killed in a house in Richmond, KwaZulu-Natal, on Friday night, the 14th of January 2022, in an alleged drug-related attack.

A 15-year-old girl is one of them. Two more patients have been admitted to the hospital.

Brigadier Jay Naicker, a spokeswoman for the KwaZulu-Natal police, stated that information gathered from the community indicated that the property was being used as a drug den, and that the attack may have been drug-related.

Neighbors heard gunshots and rushed to investigate, he said.

"That's when they found out there were eight individuals dead and two people injured in the incident," Naicker said.

Eight counts of murder and two counts of attempted murder are being investigated by Richmond police.

Naicker said they are seeking to anyone with knowledge on the deceased's identify to contact them or Crime Stoppers at 08600 10111.


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