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Girl, 6, shot in the head during a gang shootout Worcester


6-year-old girl was shot in the head, and a policeman wounded during a gang fight in a suburb of Worcester on Monday afternoon, said Western Cape police.

The child is recovering in the hospital, and the police officer received medical treatment for injuries.

Police spokesman Captain FC Van Vicki Tuesday said rival gangs were involved in a shootout about 15:30 in the bird park.

When the police arrived to control the situation, the people threw stones at them.

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6-year-old girl, who is now brought home from pre-school to the next suburb, with views of the river, was shot in the head, like Hyundai, they were traveling in were caught in the crossfire in the bird park.

"The victim was taken to the medical staff in a hospital in Cape Town for medical treatment," said Van Wyck.

Heavy contingent of police was introduced and four men aged 18 to 29 years old were arrested.

Man-made firearms were also seized.

The four suspects are expected to & # 39 will appear in court Worcester Magistrate after they were before the & # 39; revealed by charges of attempted murder, possession of a firearm, and that shows firearm.

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