A 6-year-old Nathlia Pienaar, was caught in a cross fire of gang violence while playing with her friends outside her home on Saturday 25th, August 2019 in Lavender Hill.

According to reports she was playing with her friends at about 9;30 – 10 am in the morning before she was been shot and killed by a gang member in the area.

The members of the community are protesting following the incident, and the spike of gang violence around the area.

One of the protesters stated during an interview session that the community is fed up with the situation, some people are even fustrated because innocent people are being killed.

Two suspects have been apprehended by the police and they will appear in court on the 6th of September, 2019.