Provincial Organised Crime Investigation detectives in Gqeberha investigate murder and attempted murder case following a shooting incident

NEW BRIGHTON – It is reported that today, in the early morning hours at about 00:45, SAPS Kwazakele members were busy with patrol duties when they were stopped by a female who reported a shooting at a house in Nomjila Street in Kwazakela. On arrival, it was established that four people were fatally wounded (3 females and one male) and several people sustained injuries (approximately 6 to 7 figures still need to be verified). According to information, it is alleged that the victims (6 females and 5 males) were partying inside and outside the house, consuming alcohol, when three unknown males approached them and started shooting at everyone. The owner of the house, aged 28, was fatally wounded.

A case of murder, four counts and attempted murder, seven counts, was opened at SAPS New Brighton.

The motive for the murders is under investigation. No arrest has been made as yet. Police investigations continue.

The Provincial Organised Crime Investigation in Gqeberha are investigating the case.

Source: South African Police Service