Eastern Cape cop stable after point-blank shooting

2016-03-14 20:00


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Mthatha - An Eastern Cape police officer is in a stable condition after he was shot at point-blank range at the weekend, police said on Monday.

Lieutenant Colonel Mzukisi Fatyela said 45-year old Mzwandile Tukani, a member of the Mthatha stock theft unit, was shot on Saturday by unknown assailants when he had gone to investigate a case with another officer at the Mandela Park informal settlement.

Fatyela said the motive behind the shooting was still unknown and a case of attempted murder had been opened.

No arrests have been made.

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