The killing of 16-year-old Nathaniel Julies, who had Down’s syndrome, in Eldorado Park, south of Johannesburg, has shocked South Africa.
He was allegedly shot by police while eating a biscuit close to his house.
The police say he was caught in crossfire when some alleged gang members fired at them.
BBC correspondent Pumza Fihlani reports.
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