A MEMBER of the 26 gang was shot dead outside the Blue Downs magistrate's court yesterday, Mfuleni police said.
"One male, who was attending court to listen to his brother's case, was approached by an unidentified male who opened fire at him at a close range," Captain Nomathemba Muavha said.
"The deceased is known to be a member of the 26 gang."
The man died on the scene.
The motive for the killing was not known. - Sapa