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UPDATE: Rashied Staggie shot dead in Salt River

13 Dec 2019, 22:10 GMT+10

Former leader of the Hard Livings gang, Rashied Staggie has been shot dead in Salt River, Cape Town.

Alleged Cape Town gang leader shot dead, teen injured

Western Cape police have confirmed that a 58-year-old died on arrival at a nearby hospital after he was shot and seriously wounded this morning in London Road, Salt River.

"Information at the disposal of the police indicates that the deceased was sitting in his vehicle when two unknown suspects emerged, fired several shots at him and fled on foot," said police spokesperson Brigadier Novela Potelwa.

Police wouldn't confirm that it was indeed Staggie.

Crime scene experts are currently on the scene combing for clues that could assist the murder investigation, police said.

Earlier reports had said that it may have been Staggie's nephew.

However, TimesLive reported that his daughter Ingrid Carolus appeared outside the house two hours after the shooting, shouting:"He's dead, he's dead!"

Photographs allegedly show at least 11 bullet holes in the windscreen of the silver Toyota Yaris sedan as well as one in the bonnet.

Netwerk24 reported that one of the shots went into the engine and another hit the passenger's side.

On Thursday, a man believed to a be a leader of Hard Livings was shot dead and a 16-year-old teen was injured during the shooting.

No one has been arrested for the shooting, which took place in Westridge, Cape Town.

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