SAPS Humewood hunt murder and attempted murder suspect –Eastern Cape
SAPS Humewood detectives are appealing to residents in central to assist them in tracing a suspect who fatally shot a male and injured a female during the early hours of yesterday morning, 2 April 2022.
It is alleged that on the above date at 4H00 a group of young adults were standing at the corners Parliament and Lawrence Streets in central when an unknown male approached them and started to make a nuisance of himself. When the male refused to leave, an argument started between the group and the him. The ruckus then became physical when one person from the group decided to slap the intruder. It is said that the person then left but later came back with a gun. He started shooting at the group. Abongile Mgu aged 22, sustained fatal injuries while a 21 year old female was shot once in the abdomen. The suspect the fled the scene.
The injured were rushed to hospital however Abongile Mgu succumbed to his injuries. It is therefore said that the group of young men and women are university students.
Police are investigating a case of murder and attempted murder and is appealing to anyone who may know the suspect or his whereabouts to contact D/Const Ridwaan Baatjies at SAPS Humewood on 073 130 3018 or 041 504 5019.
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