Cape Town gang boss shot dead in Boksburg

Cape Town gang boss shot dead in Boksburg

Cape Town gang boss Ernie ‘Lastig’ Solomon has been shot and killed in a hit in Boksburg, east of Johannesburg.

Cape Town gang boss shot dead in Boksburg

Solomon, who is a former leader of the 28’s gang, died in a hail of bullets at the intersection of Rondebult Road and Kingfisher Avenue on Friday morning.

Three others, including a 5-year-old child, were injured in the shooting and airlifted to hospital. 

Gauteng police spokesperson Kay Makhubele says they are searching for four suspects. 

“It is reported that a white Ford Ranger bumped and intercepted a white BMW with four occupants inside. Two armed men allegedly alighted from the Ford Ranger and started shooting at the car, fatally wounding one, while three victims, including a child, were airlifted.

“The motive for the incident at the moment is unknown. No arrests have been made yet.”


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