Heartbroken Family Mourns 10-Year-Old Boy Fatally Shot in Khayelitsha Barber shop

Posted on June 11, 2024
by Yashmika Dukaran



 Lunje Chomo, was tragically gunned down inside a barbershop in Khayelitsha while waiting for a haircut on Saturday afternoon.

Chomo was one of four people killed when unidentified gunmen entered the barbershop and opened fire.

"Why did they do this to our sweet little boy? He did not deserve to die like this. He was so young and full of life," Mavuma lamented.


"All he wanted was a haircut. He was such a lovely child, the kind anyone would want to have."

These are the heart-wrenching words of Thambisa Mavuma, whose 10-year-old nephew,


Four-year-old Enzokuhle Dladlu was playing outside her grandmother Sheila Dladlu’s home when she was struck by one of the bullets. She later died in the hospital.