Two bodies found between flats in Westbury following fatal shooting

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Westbury, or ‘Die Kaas’ as the area is known locally, was the scene of another shooting on February 16.

The area has seen numerous fatal shootings over the years, with residents getting fed up with the senseless violence.

Last year saw fed up residents taking to the streets and demanding urgent intervention from the South African Police Services. Whether the gun violence is gang related or a turf war between rival dealers, innocent lives are caught in the crossfire and many unnecessary deaths caused as a result.

ER24 paramedics responded to a scene between the flats in Westbury where the bodies of two men, believed to be in their early twenties, were found.

The men suffered fatal gunshots and were declared dead on the scene. No other injuries or fatalities were reported and local police are investigating these latest deaths.

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