WATCH: Westbury erupts after woman dies and child is injured in crossfire

Residents have blocked roads around Westbury in Johannesburg with rocks and burning tyres after a woman was shot dead on Thursday. She was caught in the crossfire of a shootout.

Two people have been arrested in connection with the incident.

Police spokesperson Lungelo Dlamini confirmed to News24 that a man was arrested late on Thursday afternoon.

Another man, who was injured in the shooting, is under police guard in hospital.

Dlamini said the man was not found in possession of a firearm, however, witnesses believe that he was involved. Subscribe to News24:

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