Port Elizabeth: Two suspects aged 21 and 26 years old were arrested last night (10 January @ 19h45) for an alleged shooting incident which took place earlier in the day in Arcadia Bethelsdorp.
It is alleged that on Tuesday, 10 January 2017 at about 09:45, the complainant (46 years) and his passenger (33) were driving in Rensburg Street, Arcadia. As they drove over a speed hump, they noticed four men in front of them with firearms in their hands. The men started shooting at the complainant. The complainant and his passenger got out of the car and ran away. Several gunshots were fired into the vehicle. No one was injured. The Provincial Gang Investigation Unit is investigating a case of attempted murder. The motive for the shooting is unknown at this stage however the incident is gang related.
Last night, members from the Visible Gang Intervention Team arrested two suspects in Arcadia in Bethelsdorp. Two suspects are still outstanding. The arrested suspects will appear in the Port Elizabeth magistrates’ court tomorrow, 12 January 2017 on a charge of attempted murder.
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