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Two arrested in Walmer after teenager shot and killed in his home

Jan 6, 2019
Two arrested in Walmer after teenager shot and killed in his home

The SAPS Walmer tracing team is fast closing in on criminals instilling fear and causing mayhem in the Walmer location of Port Elizabeth, police said.

This is after police on Saturday arrested two murder suspects - one aged 19 and the age of the other to be determined, after a 17-year-old youth was fatally shot at his home early in the morning.

"It is  alleged  that at about 08:30, Chulumanco Sodladla was asleep at his Babatane Steet home when a gunshot was heard coming from his room," described police spokesperson, Col Priscilla Naidu.

"Family found him lying on the floor with a gunshot wound in his mouth."

Two arrested in Walmer after teenager shot and killed in his home

She said that the Walmer tracing team immediately pursued with further investigation and the suspects were arrested at separate houses in the location.

"They will appear in the Port Elizabeth Magistrate's Court on Monday on a charge of  murder."

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