Shooters sought in Kewtown

2017-11-28 06:00

Athlone police are investigating a case of attempted murder after a shooting incident in Kewtown on Saturday.

According to Athlone police spokesperson Sergeant Zita Norman, officers were alerted to a complaint in the early hours of Saturday morning, when four people – a 30-year-old woman and three men aged 24, 39 and 42 – were shot.

“Officers found the men and woman lying on the ground in a pool of blood. It was later discovered that they had been sitting on the stairs listening to music when four men came to the main entrance and started shooting at them,” says Norman.

Seven cartridges were found on the scene.

Norman says the shooters are known to the police and they are searching for them.

The woman was injured in her lower back, one man in his abdomen and chest and another man in his chest. The third man was shot in his neck and right leg.

Three of the injured people were taken to Groote Schuur Hospital and one of the men to Mitchell’s Plain Medical Centre.

Two of the victims are in a critical condition.

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