Boy arrested after shooting in classroom
By Chanel September
A 15-year-old boy was arrested on Thursday for shooting and wounding a female classmate at the Bonteheuwel secondary school in Cape Town.
The boy who fired a shot in the in class at 1.50pm, wounding a 14-year-old girl on the left side of her lower body.
The boy, who cannot be named because he is a minor, is expected to appear in the Bishop Lavis magistrate's court on charges of attempted murder.
Captain Elliot Sinyangana said the girl was in a stable condition in hospital. He could however not say what led the boy to open fire, saying the matter was still under investigation.