FS shooting incident leaves 2 dead, 1 injured


A shooting incident that took place yesterday (10 July) at Zone 8 in Meqheleng, Ficksbug has left two men dead while one sustained injuries.

According to police spokesperson, Brigadier Motantsi Makhele, the incident took place around 23:00 when three unknown men with their faces covered, walked into a yard and randomly opened fire at the men who were seated around a fire.

The three victims were later rushed to Phuthuluha hospital in Ficksbug where two died on arrival and the third was transferred to another hospital for medical treatment.

“No one has been arrested yet, and anyone with information, should contact Detective Warrant Officer Koos Muller at 079 897 7144 or call Crime Stop at 08600 10111, alternatively send information via MySAPS App,” concluded Makhele.

Compiled by Pierce van Heerden