Colonel Priscilla Naidu, a police spokesperson, said the shooting occurred early Saturday morning.
“At about 05:10 a.m., officers responded to a shooting complaint on Stoffel Street between Voisen and Deverell Streets,” according to the report. Two men’s bodies were lying in the roadway when we arrived.”
Wilfred Botha (31) and Ricardo Kekana (32) of Voisen Street, according to Naidu, were both shot in the head.
THE MOTIVE FOR THE SHOOTING IS STILL UNKNOWN
She further stated that preliminary investigation revealed that the men were on their way to work as car guards.
At this time, the culprits and motivation for the shooting are unknown.
Two murder cases are being investigated by the police.
In a separate incident, police in central Gqeberha are asking to citizens for help in locating a suspect who fatally shot a man and injured a woman.
ANOTHER FATAL SHOOTING IN GQEBERHA ON SATURDAY
“It is alleged that on the aforesaid date at approximately 04:00, a group of young people were standing at the corner of Parliament and Lawrence Streets in central when an unknown guy approached them and began to bother them.”
“When he refused to leave, the gang and the mystery person got into a fight. When one of the group members slapped the invader, the commotion grew physical. The individual then walked away, only to return minutes later with a handgun.”
According to Naidu, the man began shooting at the gathering.
THE GROUP IS BELIEVED TO BE STUDENTS
Abongile Mgu (22) died as a result of his injuries, while a 21-year-old woman was shot in the abdomen once. The suspect then bolted.
Abongile Mgu, she added, died as a result of his injuries after being transported to the hospital.
The gathering of young men and women is also said to be university students.