Atlantis residents are fearful concerning the fixed improve in prison actions prompted by gang violence.
A person accused for the homicide of a 14-year-old boy within the space is predicted to seem within the Atlantis Magistrates Court docket this week.
The sufferer, Jayden Theunissen was shot lifeless whereas strolling to a tuck store final week.
He succumbed to the bullet wound which he sustained at his again.
On Monday, Manfred Van Rooyen, affiliated with a neighborhood organisation known as Voice of Atlantis, stated residents had been continuously residing in worry as rival gang shootings immediately happens each day and night time.
“Our neighborhood lives in worry. Every single day we reside in worry. What we’re discovering is that youngsters as younger as 12 12 months’s previous are concerned indirectly or the opposite with gangsters.”
“What’s even scarier is that youngsters have weapons and so they’re killing and taking pictures different gangsters.”