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Eastern Cape police probing 3 suspected gang killings in Helenvale

The attacks occurred between Thursday and Friday morning. Arrests have yet to be made in all three cases.

Picture: SAPS

CAPE TOWN - Eastern Cape police are investigating three suspected gang killings in Helenvale.

The attacks occurred between Thursday and Friday morning.

Arrests have yet to be made in all three cases.

A 21-year-old man was gunned down and found lying on the pavement in Anita Drive on Thursday.

Later that day, a 28-year-old man who's allegedly linked to the Hondekoppe gang was standing in front of his house with a friend when they were approached by an unknown man.

The two men started running and the attacker who's believed to belong to a rival gang shot one of them in the chest and face as he tried to escape.

In a third incident, police say two men were walking to a shop in Renencke Street when they spotted a group of men believed to be linked to the Hondekoppe gang.

The chased them down and a 32-year-old man was shot dead.

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