A 37-year-old off-duty police sergeant was fatally shot while visiting a friend in Khayelitsha on Sunday.
As per TimesLive, police spokesperson Malcolm Pojie reported that the incident occurred on Cwayi Street, Site B, around 9:45pm and is currently under investigation.
Preliminary reports indicate that the sergeant was in his car with a friend when two unidentified individuals exited a Toyota Quantum that had pulled up next to them. The assailants opened fire, striking both occupants of the car multiple times.
The police sergeant, who was stationed at Bellville South Police Station, sustained fatal injuries and died at the scene. His friend was transported to the hospital for medical treatment.
Law enforcement authorities are appealing to the public for information regarding the shooting.
They ask that anyone with relevant details contact Crime Stop at 8600 10111.
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