Man killed in shooting, Rocklands

26 Oct

A man was shot dead opposite the Hillside Primary School in Rocklands, Cape Town, on Wednesday morning, Western Cape police said.

“At 9am police were alerted to a shooting in Cormorant Street. When police arrived they found the 37-year-old man with two gunshots to his back,” Warrant Officer November Filander said.

No one else was injured and no arrests were made.

“We will investigate the possibility that the shooting was gang-related,”

Today, 26 October gang violence in the area has flared up even more. Residents report of another shooting in the Strandloper area, 3 suspects was arrested by the SAPS on the dunes next to the School of Skills in Weltevreden Road. A unidentified lady was arrested for drug possession. Whilst the police was making an arrest , more gang related incidence flared up at “laws” and near Hillside.

It is mentioned by residence that the Nice Time Kids and Americans gangs are at war.

People are advised to take caution as the weekend approached and more incidence are expected.

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Posted by on October 26, 2011 in Discussions


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