Lentegeur shooting leaves 3 dead, 2 injured

South African Police Service

Lentegeur shooting leaves 3 dead, 2 injured
Lentegeur shooting leaves 3 dead, 2 injured. Photo: Pixabay

A 26-year-old suspect has been arrested after three persons were shot dead and two others seriously wounded in shooting incident in Lentegeur, Mitchells Plain on Friday evening, 16 June 2023.

Police reports indicate that the suspects entered a house in Poppy Street, Lentegeur and fired multiple shots.

Three victims aged 14, 16 and 46 died as a result.

Meanwhile two teenagers aged 15 and 18 suffered multiple gunshot wounds and were transported to a medical facility.

The suspects subsequently fled the scene.

Anti-Gang Unit investigators are probing three counts of murder and two attempted murders. As part of the investigation, the 26-year-old was apprehended.

Two other suspects are still being sought.

The shooting incident is believed to be gang related.

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SOURCESouth African Police Service