The Alexandra community in Sandton is up in arms after a young mother , Samantha Radebe, was shot as police exchanged gunfire with carjackers.

Samantha and Tino Radebe

Samantha had just dropped off from a taxi when she was shot.

Sowetan reports that witnesses in Alexandra claim police did not have to shoot, as the people they were chasing did not have guns and were just running away.

She was shot on 15 January 2020,exactly 1 month after she got married in a beautiful white wedding on 15 December 2019.

Samantha is survived by her husband and 2 children: a six year old and a one year old.