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Uitenhage police investigating fatal double shooting

Jun 18, 2019
Uitenhage police investigating fatal double shooting

Uitenhage - The South African Police Service in Kamesh are investigating a double homicide after two males were fatally wounded on Friday night, at about 19:30, in Kingfischer Street, Rosedale.  

"It is alleged that the two males, aged 23 and 24 years old, exited a residence when several gunshots were heard," described police spokesperson, Captain Gerda Swart.

"Both victims were shot in the upperbody and passed on at the scene."

She said that the motive for the murders is not known at this stage.

"The names of the victims will be released after formal identification was completed."
Capt Swart appealed to anyone, who might be able to assist with information about the murders, may contact SAPS Kamesh on 041 988 8718, 10111 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111. 

"Callers may remain anonymous and all information will be treated with the strictest confidentiality."

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