Police arrest two suspects following a shooting incident in Westbury

Police have arrested two suspects, aged 20 and 23, for attempted murder after two people were shot and injured in Westbury on Monday, 14 November 2022 at approximately 09h45.
It is alleged that the victims were standing on the street when they were approached by three armed men who shot at them. The two victims were taken to the nearest medical care centre for treatment.
Police responded to the scene and immediately launched a manhunt for the suspects. Two suspects were arrested in Westbury while the lookout is continuing for a suspect that is still at large. The motive for the shooting cannot be confirmed at this stage. The arrested suspects will be profiled to establish if they are not linked to other crimes.
Gauteng Provincial Commissioner, Lieutenant General Elias Mawela, applauded the police for acting promptly and arresting the suspects.
Police are appealing to anyone who might have information that can help in the investigation or assist in the apprehension of the suspect that is still at large to please call the nearest police station or crime stop on 08600 10111.

Source: South African Police Service

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