Man shot in leg at his home

2015-07-28 14:20

A Retreat resident sustained a gunshot wound to his leg when he was visited at home by a group of men.

The shooting occurred on Peter Charles Street on Wednesday last week at about 20:30.

According to Constable Zodwa Kedama, spokesperson of the Steenberg police station, the 29-year-old victim was at home when his brother-in-law informed him there was a group of men outside looking for him.

“The victim went outside, but could not see anyone and then walked to the corner of the road. That’s when the suspect took out a firearm and fired shots at the victim.

“The victim then ran to his neighbour’s house and he realised that he had been shot in the leg and was taken to hospital,” she says.

A 21-year-old suspect has been arrested for attempted murder

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