Man held for fatal Cape Town shooting

2014-09-23 16:26


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Cape Town - A man has been arrested in connection with the murder of a man in Mitchell's Plain, Cape Town, Western Cape police said on Tuesday.

A 46-year-old man was shot multiple times in the upper body and head in Hangklip, Tafelsig, on Monday evening, police spokesperson Frederick van Wyk said.

He was declared dead on the scene.

A female bystander was shot in the back and the victim's friend was shot in the wrist. Both were taken to hospital.

"Sterling investigation work led to the arrest of a 29-year-old suspect later in the vicinity with a 9mm Norinco pistol in his possession, serial number filed off," said Van Wyk.

The man would appear in the Mitchell's Plain Magistrate's Court soon.

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