The South African Police Service (SAPS) activated a 72-hour plan as Khayelitsha detectives search for gunmen after a shooting incident in the area.
Three people came under fire in Khayelitsha’s Site C on Monday afternoon [August 3]. Two people died at the scene of the crime, while the third victim was declared dead on arrival at a hospital.
“The police have activated the 72-hour plan which mobilises resources for the arrest of the assailants. Detectives are hard at work in an effort to apprehend the perpetrators,” said SAPS spokesperson Brigadier Novela Potelwa via a statement. She did not stipulate what the events were that lead up to the incident.
Anyone with information that could assist in expediting the investigation is urged to contact the police on 08600 10111.
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