Shooting at Kenilworth Center

Two armed men went into Shoprite Checkers at Kenilworth and while the Cashier controller was doing the rounds, the 2 men opened fire on her shooting her in the arm. Injuring her and a police officer in the process who was attempting to stop the robbers. The Cashier was sent to Vicent Palotti in a serious condition. The one suspect was caught trying to flee while the other hi-jacked a Metro vehicle. He was then chased a bit further towards Athlone were the Police then caught him and another shoot out ensued. The suspect was apprehended after a vicious shoot out in the streets. A 9mm pistol, a bag of money and a cell phone was all found in his possession. By the looks of things, he will be looking at facing charges of hijacking, armed robbery and attempted murder.

Report ID: 4
Crime Category: Shooting
Province: Western Cape
City/Town: CAPE TOWN
Suburb: Kenilworth
Address: Kenilworth Center
Crime Date/Time: 20 Dec 2009, 00:12 AM
Reported By: Report A Crime
Reported Date: 26 Dec 2009, 00:12 AM
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  • Unknown 24 Dec 2009, 07:22 AM

    Yeah, not very keen on the Southern Suburbs at all!!

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