Cape Town - An eight-year-old boy was shot and wounded at a primary school in Lwandele, Strand, on Friday, paramedics said.

“Reports suggest that the stray bullet came from a shooting incident in the nearby location,” said Emergency Medical Services spokesman Robert Daniels.

He said the boy was shot in the back while at school at ACJ Phakati Primary.

He was taken to the Helderberg provincial hospital in a stable condition.

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