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Anti-Gang Unit arrests suspect for attempted murder in Booysens Park

Nov 26, 2019
Anti-Gang Unit arrests suspect for attempted murder in Booysens Park

Port Elizabeth - The Anti-Gang Unit arrested a 28-year-old suspect wanted in an attempted murder, which allegedly took place on 1 February 2019.

"It is alleged that at about 20:30, the victim, aged 29, and his friends were walking in Capulet Street in Booysens Park when an unknown person approached them and fired several shots at them," said police spokesperson, Col Priscilla Naidu.

"The victim sustained gunshot wounds to the head, left upper leg and left thigh and was taken to hospital for medical treatment."

On Tuesday, at about 08:50, the suspect was arrested at a house in Steenbras Street in Booysens Park.

"He is expected to appear in court soon."

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