Western Cape police launched a manhunt after five suspects shot and wounded four people, including an 11-year-old girl at Gugulethu Mall on Saturday, February 6.

The South African Police Service’s (SAPS) Colonel Andre Traut said the armed suspects robbed a retail shop at the mall and fled with cellphones, according to SABC News Western Cape.

“While fleeing the scene they randomly shot at shoppers, injuring a 51-year-old female and an 11-year-old girl,” said Traut.

“They then shot and wounded two security guards aged 38 and 48 before managing to get away. The injured victims were admitted to hospital.”

Any members of the public with information that may help police uncover the whereabouts of the suspects are encouraged to get in touch via the CrimeStop number: 08600 10111.

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