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News: Two off duty SAPS members shot and injured in Khayelitsha
2022/09/03

Media Statement
South African Police Service

Office of the Provincial Commissioner of Western Cape

Khayelitsha police opened a case of double attempted murder after a shooting incident last night, Friday, 2 September 2022 at about 20:30 at the corners of Swartklip and Japta K Masemole Road, Ikhwezi Park, Khayelitsha. 

Two off duty Constables aged 29 and 30 were shot and injured, whilst on their way home. They were driving a marked police vehicle, when they were at the traffic lights and their vehicle was shot at. Both members were injured and taken to a nearby medical facility for treatment.                        

The assistance of the Khayelitsha community is sought in identifying and locating the unknown suspects who attacked the two police Constables. The 72 hour Activation Plan has been ordered for the arrest of the suspects. Detectives are hard at work searching for the perpetrators of this shooting incident. 

Anyone with information that could assist in expediting the investigation is urged to contact Crime Stop on 08600 10111 or by using MySAPS app.

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