Arrest made for Eastridge murder

2017-07-18 06:02

Police have arrested a a 34-year-old who is the alleged gunman in a murder in Eastridge.

Mitchell’s Plain police officers responded to a call to a shooting incident in 6th Avenue on Sunday last week at 07:05.

On arrival officers found the body of an unknown man lying on the ground.

The man had multiple bullet wounds in his back and neck.

According to a police report, it is alleged that the victim had an argument with an unknown man. The man then took out a gun and started shooting at the victim.

As he was trying to run away, the victim was shot in the back and neck.

He was declared dead on the scene.

Police later arrested the 34-year-old man who faces a charge of murder.

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