Friday, January 20, 2023

One killed and several others wounded in two separate shootings in Cape Town

Western cape police are probing a case of murder and attempted murder after a 30-year-old man was killed and several others, including a teenager, were wounded in two separate shootings in Cape Town.

In the first incident, that occurred yesterday, four men were shot when an unknown number of men jumped out of a taxi and fired numerous shots in Beacon Valley, Mitchells Plain.

Police believe that the shooting incident might have been gang-related.

The victims aged between 40 to 42, sustained gunshot wounds to their arms and legs and were taken to a medical facility for treatment.  The motive for the attack is unknown

Meanwhile, in Samora Machel, also on Wednesday, police opened another attempted murder case after a teenager was wounded in Heinz Park.

According to the police’s Wesley Twigg the 16-year-old was was shot in his back and was taken to a medical facility for treatment. No arrests has been made.

by Everngelista Muza

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