Two Cape Town men held after revolver found in ceiling

2016-01-04 15:31
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Cape Town – Two men were arrested for allegedly firing shots between houses in Beacon Valley, Cape Town, at the weekend.

Officers were attending to a shooting scene in Hengelaar Street on Saturday when they heard gunshots nearby, said Captain Frederick van Wyk.

They moved to Korfbal Street and spotted two men running away. Tip-offs helped track the men to a house in Lentegeur.

Officers searched the premises and found a .38 special revolver containing five rounds of ammunition hidden in the ceiling.

Two men, both 19, were detained at the Lentegeur police station.

They would face charges of discharging a firearm in a municipal area and illegal possession of a firearm.

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