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AMERICAN GANG MEMBER SUSTAINED GUNSHOT WOUND TO THE CHEST AND SURVIVE ATTACK: BISHOP LAVIS
2020/10/07      |  Written By:  Warrant Officer J Swartbooi   |   Province:  Western Cape

BISHOP LAVIS: The ongoing gang violence in the Bishop Lavis policing precinct led to another attack on a gang member when shots was fired at a member of the American gang Grouping on Tuesday 06 October 2020 in Borriehout street in Bontheuwel.

It is alleged that when SAPS members arrived at the scene, a family member of the victim, a 38-year-old male, informed the members that the victim has been transported to Vanguard Day Hospital with private transport. Upon arrival at the hospital they found the victim and was informed that he sustained a gunshot wound to his chest. The victim was unable to speak and was later transferred to Groote Schuur Hospital for medical assistance. The motive for the attack is gang related. The suspect is unknown and yet to be arrested. Bishop Lavis SAPS detectives is investigating one count of Attempted Murder.

Anyone with information is kindly requested to call Crime Stop on 08600 10111 or alternatively speak to the investigating officer on 079 894 1776.