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Bokmakierie boy killed in a drive by shooting

A 12 year old boy was shot and killed in Bokmakierie last night, in what is believed to be a drive by shooting. Western Cape police confirmed that Asheeq Mitchell was shot by unknown suspects in a white bakkie. During the same shooting incident, two males aged 32 and 36[…]

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Lentegeur cops kills 2, then turns on himself

A hostage drama has turned bloody with the deaths of three people in Lentegeur in Mitchells Plain. On Thursday morning, drama ensued in Begonia street when a 41-year old police member who worked at Lentegeur police station shot and killed two women aged 54 and 27, before taking his own[…]

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Man killed near Lansdowne train station

One adult male was killed in a shooting in Clive Road near the Lansdowne train station on Tuesday morning. Traffic spokesperson Richard Coleman says Clive Road in Lansdowne has been closed at Hay Road towards Turfhall Road and at Hay Road at St Kilda Road. Police officers are currently on[…]

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Two killed in shooting at Cape Town petrol station

Two petrol attendants were killed while a third was injured along with a customer in a shooting at a Cape Town petrol station on Friday morning. The garage is understood to be owned by an alleged gang boss. Police spokesperson Captain FC Van Wyk said the shooting occurred at 01:20 at[…]

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Bail for CT businessman charged with attempted murder

A Western Cape businessman, charged with attempted murder involving a shooting, was released on bail when he appeared in a court in Cape Town on Wednesday. Brian du Plessis (59) of Bothasig in Cape Town, appeared in the Goodwood District Court, before magistrate Sean Lea, who released him on R2,000[…]

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‘Eight wounded’ in France high school shooting

Several people have been wounded in a shooting at a high school in southeast France, according to officials. Schools in the small town of Grasse were placed under lockdown after Wednesday’s incident at the Tocqueville high school, Emmanuel Ethis, the regional educational chief, said on Twitter. One 17-year-old pupil armed[…]

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