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sapsANA reports that a South African Police Service (SAPS) constable fatally wounded a man before turning his service pistol on himself in Khayelitsha in Cape Town on Saturday.  

Police spokesperson Sergeant Noloyiso Rwexana indicated that Khayelitsha detectives were investigating a case of murder and had also opened an inquest docket after a shooting incident at about 2.30pm on Saturday afternoon in Site B, Khayelitsha.  "According to information, a 27-year -old police constable stationed at Philippi East crime prevention was on duty at the time; he allegedly shot and fatally wounded a 23-year-old man before shooting himself with his service pistol.  [The] circumstances surrounding this incident are under investigation," Rwexana indicated.


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