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2020/08/28      |  Written By:  Captain B XULU   |   Province:  Western Cape

Philippi-East:  Lower Cross Road has became a noutorius area with shooting incidents more reported during the weekends.Serious Violent Crime (SVC) Investigation Officers worked swifthly solving the attempted murder  case took place past Friday , 21st August 2020 at 16:30 by following information from the public. 

A 18-years-old male suspect from Lower Cross Road in Philippi-East  was arrested by Investigation Officers who handled the information by care and following it that lead to the arrest. The suspect shot young man who was with his friends in Ntlonganani Road in Lower Cross Road in a drive by shooting. The victim was shot in the upper body and was he taken to the near by hospital for medical attention.

An attempted murder case was opened. This morning, Friday, 28th August 2020 suspect was arrested  for attempted murder case. He will appear at Wynberg Magistrate Court next week.

Philippi-East SAPS, Station Commander is appealing to the public and residents to come with iformation regarding the circulation of firearms in the area which have cost lives of innocent people, terrorised by these young boys.Information may be directed to CRIMESTOP 08600 10111 or Philippi-East SAPS on 021-370 1900/04.