Port Elizabeth – An off duty police officer and a paramedic
friend of his were shot and killed in New Brighton, Port Elizabeth, on
Eastern Cape police spokesperson Brigadier Marinda Mills
said the 39-year-old police sergeant from Mount Road police station had been
visiting his friend, a paramedic, also 39, in New Brighton.
While details were still sketchy it is believed that an
unknown number of assailants fired shots at them while they were standing
outside the paramedic’s residence.
“The police officer died on the scene and the paramedic
passed away on his way to hospital,” she said.
Mills said the motive for the attack was unknown at this