Man killed in Ottery shopping centre shooting

2015-11-06 22:31
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Cape Town - A man was killed in a shooting incident at a shopping centre in Ottery earlier on Friday evening, Western Cape police said.

There were conflicting reports on how many people were injured in the incident.

While Captain FC van Wyk said one person was injured, paramedics put the number at two.

Police were investigating a case of murder and attempted murder.

ER24 spokesperson Werner Vermaak said they treated two people before they were taken to hospital.

He said the third person was declared dead on the scene.

Police could not provide further details but asked anyone with information to contact Crime Stop.

It was understood that the shooting happened outside the Pick n Pay Hyper on Ottery Road.

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