Off-duty policeman shot at car wash

2015-08-11 06:01

An off-duty officer is recovering in hospital after being shot in the face in Rocklands.

The warrant officer from the Mitchell’s Plain police station was shot while outside a petrol garage on the corner of Cedar and Boshoff streets on Thursday afternoon last week.

Constable Zandile Marashula, police spokesperson, says details cannot be released as the case is under investigation.

“The victim, a 52-year-old off-duty policeman, was shot in the face. It is alleged that unknown suspects walked past while he was waiting for his private vehicle to be washed at the car wash when one of the suspects shot at the victim,” Marashula says.

The suspects fled the scene on foot and no arrests have been made.

– Samantha Lee

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Anyone with information on the incident is urged to call investigating officer Detective Warrant Officer Dedrick April on 021 370 1706 or 084 516 7263

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