Detectives are appealing for public assistance to arrest suspect responsible for a murder and attempted murder in Ocean View

WESTERN CAPE – The Western Cape Anti-Gang Unit detectives are seeking the assistance of the public to trace the suspect who is responsible for a shooting incident in Ocean View.

A 28-year-old man was walking in Saturn Way, Ocean View, on Friday 12 August 2022 at around 17:50, carrying his son aged 2 in his arms. Reports suggested that an unknown man approached and fired numerous gun shots. The 28-year-old man was declared deceased on the scene by the medical personnel, whilst the 2-year-old was transported to a nearby hospital for medical treatment. The unknown suspect who was wearing a brown hoodie top at the time of the incident, fled the scene and is yet to be arrested.

Anyone with information of what transpired or who witnessed the crime are urged to call the investigating officer Sergeant Elton Logenstein on 071 298 2349 or alternatively call Crime Stop on 08600 10111.

Source: South African Police Service