Seven-year-old child shot dead in Soweto

eNCA reporter Aviwe Mtila was on the scene. Courtesy of #DStv403

JOHANNESBURG - A child has been killed and three people have been rushed to the hospital, after a shooting in Phiri extension, Soweto.

The gunmen arrived in a white Honda.

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At approximately 2 am on Saturday morning a group of four men reportedly fired on residents in the area.

One woman said she was struck with a gun and was only spared further injury by her son defending her.

*Watch the interview with an eyewitness account of the incident above.

eNCA reporter Aviwe Mtila was at the scene. Courtesy of #DStv403


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