Nyanga SAPS hunt gunmen involved in shooting that claimed 3 lives

Four men were standing on a street corner when the occupants of a minibus taxi fired shots. Three of them died and another was wounded while a fifth victim, a woman, was hit by a stray bullet.

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CAPE TOWN - Police are still searching for the gunmen who opened fire on four men in Nyanga.

The men were standing on a street corner when the occupants of a minibus taxi fired shots.

Three of them died and another was wounded while a fifth victim, a woman, was hit by a stray bullet.

The incident happened while Police Minister Bheki Cele hosted an outreach programme two and a half kilometres away.

Police have bolstered security in the crime-ridden area following the brazen shooting.

The two wounded victims remain in hospital, including a woman who was standing outside her home when a bullet struck her.

The police’s Novela Potelwa said: “The perpetrators of this act are yet to be arrested. Detectives have launched a murder and attempted murder investigations.”

The motive for the shooting is under investigation.

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