A 15-year-old boy was shot and killed at Shepherd Court, Lavender Hill, on Monday July 10, at 7.30pm.
Wade Adams sustained a gunshot wound to his head and died on the scene.
Warrant Officer John Bartlett, spokesperson for Steenberg police, said when police arrived they found Wade on the ground, covered in a pink blanket.
There have been no arrests and Steenberg police have registered a case of murder.
“The motive for the killing is allegedly gang-related,” said Warrant Officer Bartlett.
Anyone with information about the killing can call Steenberg police at 021 702 9000. All information will be treated as confidential.