At least 13 people have been wounded, two critically, after a shooting in downtown Austin, Texas. Gunfire erupted just before 1:25am (06:25 GMT) on Saturday along Sixth Street, a popular area filled with bars and restaurants. The street was barricaded to keep out vehicles at the time of the shooting,[…]
A security escort who dodged a hail of bullets while he and his colleague were driving in Pretoria said his cool response was based on preparedness and his instincts. Speaking to eNCA, Leo Prinsloo said: “You sort of need to expect things like that to happen because it prepares your[…]
A 13-year-old boy believed to be from Hanover Park was shot in the back while at a farm in Phillipi yesterday. Western Cape SAPS Spokesperson, Captain FC Van Wyk says he was taken to a medical facility for treatment. Furthermore, police investigation continues surrounding the circumstances and motive for the[…]
At least eight people, including six Asian women, were killed in shootings at three different spas in the US state of Georgia on Tuesday, with a 21-year-old white man in custody on suspicion of staging all three attacks, police said. The shootings came with many Asian Americans already on edge[…]
A Hanover Park family are distraught after their 38-year-old father was killed at the hands of police in circumstances that remain uncertain. According to eyewitness reports, 38-year-old Marlin Fuller was outside of his home in Cascade court when South African Police Service (SAPS) members on patrol asked everyone to drop[…]
Two people arrested following shootings in the Cape Town CBD on Monday are expected to appear in court today. Seven people were wounded when gunmen opened fire at three locations including the Cape Town Station Deck. Two men aged 31-year-old and 39-years old were arrested at different locations on the[…]
The death of a teenager with Downs Syndrome has sparked public outrage across the country after angry community members in Eldorado Park accused police of shooting 16-year-old Nathaniel Julius. Residents took to the street to vent their frustrations where they threw stones and petrol bombs at SAPS and JMPD officers.[…]
Police in the US city of Kenosha fired tear gas and pepper balls to disperse protesters on Monday as the governor of Wisconsin called out the National Guard during a second night of unrest after a Black man was shot in the back multiple times by police as his three[…]
Three-year-old Merilyn Adams was a cheeky little girl who could never be quiet, her sister Meagan says. While sitting with her mom and dad around a fire in front of their home in Heather Park, Eerste River, she played and chatted away for the last time on Tuesday night. The[…]
The Western Cape member of the executive committee for community safety, Albert Fritz has condemned the murder of a young girl in Kraaifontein. In a statement released on Monday, Fritz expressed outrage at the death of six-year-old Gaylin Cupido, from Scottsdene who was struck by a stray bullet during the[…]
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