No indication gruesome Bethelsdorp shooting is gang-related: Port Elizabeth police

DECEMBER 4, 2015

Bethelsdorp SAPS have opened three cases of murder after the bodies of three males, aged between 18, 20, and 22 years old, were found in a house in Potgieter’s Grounds, Kleinskool on Friday.

"The three bodies were discovered after police received information about a shooting incident, which took place in Bethelsdorp.

"It is alleged that the suspect(s) had broken down the door to gain entrance into the residence," Port Elizabeth police said.

"It is further alleged  that neighbours heard gunshots being fired near the crime scene last evening.

"The deceased were discovered lying at the front door with  multiple bullet wounds."

No arrests have yet been made. Police investigation still continues.

"At this stage there is no indication that the shooting is gang related," police said.

Port Elizabeth SAPS  are appealing to anyone, who may have information relating to this incident, to contact Lieutenant Colonel Dawie Scholtz on 082 319 8673 or Captain Rio Kriel on 082 442 1303. Information supplied to the police will be treated as confidential.