Grassy Park police officer gunned down

South African Police Service

Grassy Park police officer gunned down
Grassy Park police officer gunned down

Crime scene experts and detectives are gathering evidence on a crime scene in Grassy Park where a 26-year-old constable was shot and killed on the afternoon of 1 December 2022, at around 17:45.

The deceased member and his partner reacted on information of an armed suspect in Blackbird Avenue in Grassy Park and during an altercation with the suspect, the member sustained a fatal gunshot wound to his chest, while his partner escaped the incident unharmed.

The suspect fled the crime scene and he is yet to be arrested.

DPCI investigators will lead the investigation into the circumstances of the matter.

The Provincial Commissioner of the Western Cape police, Lt Gen Thembisile Patekile bolstered operational policing in the area by deploying additional resources to hunt down the suspect so that justice can be served.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service