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Taxi Task Team investigates as three men are shot dead at taxi rank in Joe Slovo


Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner Western Cape

WESTERN CAPE - Detectives from the Taxi Task Team are investigating circumstances surrounding a shooting incident at the Joe Slovo taxi rank this morning.

Police were called out to the crime scene at 9:00 where they found the bodies of three men with gunshot wounds. A fourth person who was also shot and wounded in the incident, was taken to a medical facility for treatment.

Police have opened murder and attempted murder dockets for investigation. The ages of the deceased persons is estimated between 27 and 40. Their identities are yet to be determined. Preliminary findings are that the incident is linked to taxi conflict.

Anyone who has information about the shooting incident is urged to contact Crime Stop on 08600 10111 or submit tip-offs via My SAPS App.


Brigadier Novela Potelwa
082 559 4676