Two injured, four arrested in Bellville taxi rank shooting


Two bystanders were injured in a shooting that took place at Bellville taxi rank on Friday morning, where SAPS also arrested four men on the scene.

SAPS spokesperson, Lieutenant Colonel Andrè Traut confirmed that a case of attempted murder is being investigated following the incident which occurred at around 10:45.

“It is alleged that shots were exchanged between two groups of people, and in the process two males 28-years-old and 33-years-old, who were bystanders, were shot and wounded.

Bellville taxi rank

“Police members who were deployed to the area noticed a group of male persons standing in Voortrekker Road Bellville, and upon approaching the group, one male person produced a firearm. He was shot and wounded by police. The group made an attempt to flee, but four of the five men were arrested in possession of an unlicensed firearm.”

Source: News24