40-year-old Man Killed in Strand Armed Robbery

A 40-year-old man was shot and killed during an armed robbery at a shop in Strand Main Road on Saturday morning.

According to the Cape Argus, ER24 spokesperson, Russel Meiring, said that upon arrival, they found the lifeless body of the man, in the gutter of the road. The man, who is believed to be a suspect in the armed robbery, had sustained a gunshot wound to the neck.

Two other people were injured during the incident, a second suspect who sustained a gunshot wound to the arm and an elderly woman who was pushed over. The elderly woman sustained injuries to her waist and was transported to a nearby hospital for treatment.

According to Arrive Alive, “The details surrounding this incident are not yet known to our paramedics but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.”