The South African Police Service in Humansdorp are investigating a case of murder after the 15 year old, Antonio Botha, was fatally wounded at about 02:00 on the morning of 20 July 2019.
It is alleged that the 15 year old was standing outside a residence in Rosyntjie Street, Gill Marcus, Humansdorp, when an unknown person fired several shots at the child. Community members heard the gunshots and found the 15 year old with multiple gunshot wounds on the ground.
The suspect already fled the scene and community members alerted the ambulance services and the SAPS. The boy was declared dead on the scene. The motive for the murder is not known at this stage and is being investigated.
Anyone who might be able to assist with any information about the murder, may contact Detective Warrant Officer Morné Smit on 0716788072, 10111 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111.
Callers may remain anonymous and all information will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.
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