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Man killed, two injured in shooting outside Cape Town mosque


According to Western Cape police, a 29-year-old man was killed and two others were critically injured in an incident outside a mosque in Cape Town. (Photo courtesy of André Damons)

In a shooting in Wynberg, one guy died and two others were injured.

The shooting occurred outside a neighborhood mosque on Friday.

It's thought to be gang-related.

After a gunshot outside a Cape Town mosque on Friday, a 29-year-old man was killed and two others are battling for their lives in hospital.

Following Friday prayers in Wynberg, the three men were shot at around 13:50 on the corner of Mars and Park roads.

FC van Wyk, a spokesperson for the Western Cape police, confirmed the death.

"Medical attention was provided to the injured people at a neighboring medical institution," he stated.

Sheikh Riad Fataar, deputy president of the Muslim Judicial Council (MJC), said there were gang-related allegations.

READ MORE: A shooting near a mosque has rattled Wynberg.

"While the community may be in uproar, the Muslim Judicial Council urges calm and defers to the police to carry out their duties and investigations."

The gunman had fled the area, according to Van Wyk, and were yet to be apprehended.

Murder and attempted murder cases are being investigated by Wynberg police.

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