Alleged gang member arrested after shooting incidents, Elsies River

South African Police Service

Alleged gang member arrested after shooting incidents, Elsies River
Alleged gang member arrested after shooting incidents, Elsies River

On Friday 21 December 2018, in the early morning hours the Anti Gang Unit (AGU) members were doing foot patrols in the Elsies River area after a number of shooting incidents during the night.

Whilst doing foot patrols between the flats at Akker Court, Avonwood, Elsies River members saw a person who was running after spotting the police. Police members responded promptly and arrested a 23 year old suspect in possession of a black 9mm pistol and seven 9mm rounds which was recovered after being searched by police.

The suspect is believed to be a member of a gang. A case of illegal possession of unlicensed firearm and ammunition will be investigated and the suspect will appear in court on Monday 24 December 2018.

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