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Police appeal for leads after two men shot and killed in Helenvale

Jul 17, 2018
Police appeal for leads after two men shot and killed in Helenvale

The Provincial Gang Investigation Unit is on the hunt for suspects after the fatal shooting of two males in Helenvale, Port Elizabeth, over the weekend.

According to police information, at about 20:00 on Saturday, Clevon Booysen (26) and Chester Baartman(20)  were standing in front of a house in Pienaar Street when they were shot at by unknown suspects.

"Both victims died on the scene.  The motive for the killing is unknown at this stage however police believe that the incident is gang related," said police spokesperson, Col Priscilla Naidu.

"Police is appealing to the community of Helenvale to assist them with any information that can lead to the arrest of the suspect/s. Information may be provided anonymously or voluntarily."

 The contact person is D/Lt Col Mike Grobler on 082 442 1825. All information is strictly confidential.