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Port Elizabeth man shot in the buttocks fighting armed house robbers

Sep 21, 2019
Port Elizabeth man shot in the buttocks fighting armed house robbers

Port Elizabeth - A 25-year-old Kwanoxolo man was shot in his buttocks after three unknown males entered his house in Joza Street Street during the early hours of Saturday morning.

"It is alleged that at about 04:40, the complainant was asleep when he was awakened by the three men in his room," said police spokesperson, Col Priscilla Naidu.

"One suspect pointed a firearm at him. They demanded money and his cellphone. .

"A small amount of cash and his cellphone was taken."

She said that the complainant grappled with the suspect with the firearm and he was shot in his buttocks.

"The suspects entered the house by breaking a bedroom window. They left through the same window."

A 9mm pistol suspected to that of the suspect’s was found behind a couch.

"The serial number is filed off. A case of house robbery is under investigation. The complainant was taken to hospital for treatment."

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