4 Wounded as robbers open fire on shoppers in Gugulethu mall

South African Police Service

4 Wounded as robbers open fire on shoppers in Gugulethu mall
4 Wounded as robbers open fire on shoppers in Gugulethu mall

Five armed suspects are being sought by our detectives following a shootout at a Gugulethu mall which left four people injured on 6 January 2021. The suspects perpetrated a robbery at a retail store in the mall and fled with cellular telephones.

While fleeing the scene, they randomly shot at shoppers injuring a 51-year-old female and an 11-year-old girl. They then shot and wounded two security guards, aged 38 and 48, before managing to get away. The injured victims were admitted to hospital.

Any person with information regarding the whereabouts of the suspects is kindly requested to contact Crime Stop on 08600 10111.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service