‘It’s very seldom something so barbaric happens in upper ...


‘It’s very seldom something so barbaric happens in upper Scottsville’

A witness to William ‘Red’ Steven’s killing has described the scene after the alleged gang boss was gunned down


Alleged 27s gang boss William “Red” Steven was sitting on a chair outside his home in Scottsville, Kraaifontein, when he was gunned down on Tuesday evening. 

Shortly after his death, gunfire rang out in other parts of the area as members of the 27s and 28s gangs were said to engage in a gang war, with rumours rife that the hit may have been ordered by the 28s.

“The circumstances surrounding the death of a 56-year-old man are being investigated after he was shot and killed at his residence in Rembrandt Street, Kraaifontein, this evening at around 6.35pm. Three unknown suspects fled the scene and are yet to be arrested,” said Western Cape police spokesperson Colonel Andrè Traut...

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