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Police appeal for leads after fatal afternoon shooting spree in Peddie

JUNE 8, 2017
Police appeal for leads after fatal afternoon shooting spree in Peddie

Cases of murder and attempted murder are under investigation by the Peddie SAPS, following separate shooting incidents, took place in Peddie between 13:30 and 14:00 on Wednesday.

"It is alleged that an unknown gunman shot at three persons," described police spokesperson, Captain Mali Govender.

"A 60-year-old man was fatally wounded whilst two others, in their 30's, who were with him were taken to hospital for medical attention.

"Whilst police were busy at the scene, another shooting incident was reported at a nearby taxi tank."

Captain Govender said that a 52-year-old male was killed.

"No arrests have been made as yet and police are appealing to anyone with information that can lead to the arrest of the suspect to share the information with police," she said.