6 Men gunned down in Ocean View

South African Police Service

6 Men gunned down in Ocean View
6 Men gunned down in Ocean View

Crime scene experts are still combing the scene where six men were shot dead in Ocean View on the morning of 12 April 2023.

Reports from the scene indicate that a vehicle pulled up in front of a house in Neptune Lane in Ocean View at approximately 10:50.

The occupants of the vehicle went inside the house and started shooting at individuals inside the premises. Five men between the ages of 20 and 50 were as a result killed while a sixth person who was transported to a medical facility after sustaining gunshot wounds, was confirmed as having died upon arrival in hospital.

Detectives from the provincial Anti-Gang unit are investigating six counts of murder.

The motive for the shooting is suspected to be gang related with no arrests effected yet.

Anyone with information on the incident that can assist in expediting the police investigation is urged to contact Crime Stop on 08600 10111 or via the MySAPS App.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service