Suspects nabbed for CPT cop shooting
3 suspects were arrested in connection with the latest cop shooting in Cape Town.
CAPE TOWN - Three suspects have been arrested in connection with the latest shooting of a police officer in Cape Town.
The sergeant was shot on Tuesday evening while searching a suspect during a routine patrol in Belhar.
He was rushed to hospital after being shot in the stomach.
Police said he was in a stable condition.
The latest incident brings to four the number of law enforcement officials who were shot in the Mother City in less than a week.
Two police officers were shot and killed in Imizamo Yethu over the weekend.
A metro police officer was also shot dead in Khayelitsha a few days earlier.
Police spokesperson November Filander appealed to the community to help catch the gunmen of the other incidents.