A tragic incident occurred in Eerste River, Western Cape, South Africa, where a 14-year-old girl named Naeema Marshall from Beacon Valley in Mitchells Plain was fatally shot by a 15-year-old boy she knew. The incident took place on Monday, July 17, 2023.
Reports suggest that the shooting was the result of the boy’s anger after Naeema rejected his romantic advances. Captain Frederick van Wyk, the police spokesperson for Western Cape, confirmed the investigation of a
The shooting took place at a location in Budhi Crescent, New Forest Village, and the suspect fled the scene and remains at large. The motive behind the shooting is currently unknown, and the Anti Gang Unit detectives have taken over the case for further investigation. Naeema’s mother, Fadeema Marshall, is deeply affected by the loss of her youngest child. Naeema, a Grade 9 student at Beacon Valley High School, was on holiday visiting her relative when the tragic incident occurred.
She was a talented netball player, participating in various teams, including her school. Naeema will be laid to rest in accordance with Muslim customs on Tuesday. The police have urged anyone with information about the shooting to contact Crime Stop at 086 001 0.
Police have urged anyone with information regarding the shooting to contact Crime Stop at 086 001 0.