Alleged murder suspect arrested

GQEBERHA - SAPS Bethelsdorp arrested an alleged murder suspect on the scene after the fatal shooting of a 41-year-old man at a house in Glover Street in Extension 22 on Sunday evening, 8 May 2022.

It is alleged that on abovementioned date at approximately 19:30, Byron Williams was at a family gathering at the house. While the family were in the garage, Williams and the suspect went into the house to the kitchen. After a gun shot was heard, the family members ran into the house. They found Williams lying on the floor with a gunshot wound to his left shoulder. Williams died prior to the arrival of medics or the police.

The suspect, who is related to the deceased was arrested and his licensed firearm confiscated. The motive for the shooting is unknown and the investigation in ongoing.

The suspect aged 42-year-old will appear in the Gqeberha magistrate court during the week on a charge of murder.

Source: South African Police Service