Man to appear in court following shooting in Wentworth

DURBAN – On 30 May 2022 at 16:30, the victim was standing in his garden on Silvertree Road, when a man who walking past his home, opened fire on him. The suspect fired several shots at him which fortunately missed him.

The suspect ran up the road past a metro police vehicle into nearby flats. The metro police officers immediately called for assistance and went into the flats to search for the suspect. They found the suspect hiding in a flat. He was searched but no firearm was found on him. He was arrested for attempted murder and detained at Wentworth SAPS. Detectives will profile the suspect and see if he can be linked to any other cases reported in Wentworth and surrounding areas. The 23-year-old suspect will be appearing in Durban Magistrate Court tomorrow

Source: South African Police Service