Monday, December 20, 2021

A triple murder in Grassy Park is under investigation

Three people were shot dead in a Grassy Park in Cape Town over the weekend. The Anti-Gang Unit is probing the triple murder in which gunmen shot a 40-year-old woman and two men, aged 56 and 36.

Police spokesperson Colonel Andrè Traut said that the suspects fled the scene and are yet to be arrested.

Local community police forum chairperson Melvin Jonkers said shots were fired on a staircase between the first and second floors. He said a fourth person had been injured during the process.

Jonkers said that there has been an uptick in the number of shootings in recent weeks in the Grassy Park precinct.

During the incident, a little girl who was shot in her home on Saturday.

Traut said that an attempted murder case was being investigated after the 5-year-old was struck by the stray bullet in Third Avenue in Lotus River, just over a kilometre away from the triple murder scene.


By Danielle Mentoor 

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