Three survive shooting

2016-05-10 06:00

Three men were shot and injured during a shooting in Lotus River on Monday 2 May.

Grassy Park police spokesperson Warrant Officer Wynita Kleinsmith says the shooting occurred on Monday evening at about 22:00.

Visible policing officers were informed of a shooting in progress at the Kalbaskraal informal settlement on the corners of 3rd Avenue and Lake Road. Upon arrival, officers were informed that a black 4x4 vehicle entered the area with four men walking next to it, who opened fire, Kleinsmith says.

She says the suspects entered the vehicle after shooting the three victims,aged between 22 and 35, and left.

No arrests have yet been made, Kleinsmith says. She confirms a docket of attempted murder was opened and the circumstances surrounding the incident are under investigation.

Police are further appealing to the broader community to get involved in the reward system. This system allows any adult member of the community to become proactively involved in the prevention of crime.

Crime and criminals can be reported and a reward could be received by the reporter. Anyone with information on crime can call the police on 021 700 3940 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111.

All information will be treated as highly confidential. V If anyone has information relating to the incident where three victims were shot, they can also call the standby number on 082 302 3776.


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