3 February 2018
9 Year old child shot during robbery - La Mercy
A 9 year old boy was shot in the abdomen following a home invasion in La Mercy this afternoon.
Upon arrival of paramedics it was establised that a 9 year old boy was rushed privately by his family to hospital after being shot by armed suspects.
It is alleged that 5 occupants of a VW Golf had entered the property to make enquiries regarding a creche which was being run from the home. The suspects then produced Firearms
and robbed the family of their personal belongings.
As the assailants exited the home they fired random shots towards the house, one of the bullets struck the 9 year old child in the abdomen while he was seated on his grandparents balcony.
Police are currently on scene.
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