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No arrests in Bellville shooting

Police are still looking for suspects after a pastor and his wife were injured during a shooting.

Police are still looking for suspects after a pastor and his wife were injured during a shooting.

CAPE TOWN - Police on Monday said no arrests were made in connection with the shooting of a pastor and his wife in Bellville South.

The two were wounded when gunmen opened fire on their car near Sacks Circle on Sunday.

Reformed gangster Ivan Waldeck was shot several times while his wife was wounded in the head.

It is understood they were heading home from a church service when the incident occurred.

The police's Fredrick van Wyk said, "There are no new developments in this case. We are investigating attempted murder and no one has been arrested as yet. Anyone with information is kindly requested to contact Crimestop on 08600 10 111."

In another incident, a pastor was shot dead outside the Blue Downs Magistrates Court in March.

Pastor Albern Martins was due to appear in court in an abalone-related matter at the time of the incident.

The Western Cape has been battling gangsterism for several years now.

Over 30 people, including children, were killed in gang-related violence in 2012.

In July, Premier Helen Zille asked the Presidency to deploy the army in gang-related areas but her request was denied.

The Presidency said soldiers were not trained to deal with civilians.

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