Ricochet News

Gangster arrested following shooting incident in Bethelsdorp

Aug 1, 2018
Gangster arrested following shooting incident in Bethelsdorp

Police in Bethelsdorp arrested a 32-year-old gang affiliate shortly after an alleged shooting at the corners of Lingelihle and Strelitzia Streets in Bethelsdorp, Port Elizabeth.

According to police information, at about 08:20 on Tuesday, the three victims were driving in a Toyota Tazz when they noticed two males standing at the corner.

"As the vehicle passed them, one of the males pulled out a firearm and shot at the car," said police spokesperson, Col Priscilla Naidu.

"No one was injured in the incident. Quick reaction by Bethelsdorp members resulted in the arrest.

"The suspect was found not far from the crime scene."

She said that he will appear in court on Thursday on a charges of attempted murder.