Two men found dead

The body of an unknown man was found along the fence of a primary school at about 8.30am on Monday July 4.

Members of the community alerted SAPS to the lifeless body of the man that was found next to Turfhall Road.

On closer investigation, it was found that the man had a bullet wound to his upper body.

A case of murder has been opened for investigation. No arrests have been made.

lA 25-year-old man was killed in Manenberg on Sunday morning, July 3, while walking a friend home.

Police said the man was walking a female friend home to Kei Street, Manenberg, and as they were walking in Kei Street, a car pulled up next to them and the driver of the vehicle pointed a firearm at the victim who started running.

He ran to a house in Kei Street, followed by the gunman. He was then shot twice in the chest and once in the head. The suspect then fled the scene in an unknown vehicle.

* In other news, a suspect was arrested for house robbery in Philippi, after a police chase on Friday July 1.

While driving down Lansdowne Road at about 5.45pm, members of Maitland Flying Squad spotted a vehicle that had been hijacked in Claremont at Lansdowne Corner Mall in Hanover Park.

Police gave chase and the suspect vehicle turned into the premises of the shopping mall. A SAPS vehicle attempted to intercept the suspect vehicle, which hit the SAPS vehicle’s passenger side door, leaving a police member injured.

The suspect vehicle came to a stop after colliding with a white Mazda.

The suspect alighted from the vehicle and fled, but was shot and arrested by police. He was injured in his right upper leg. The 46-year-old man faces charges relating to hijacking, possession of a stolen vehicle, house robbery, attempted murder and reckless and negligent driving.

* Another suspect was arrested for the possession of ammunition in Philippi on Friday July 1.

Members of Philippi SAPS were busy with crime prevention duties in Athburg Walk, Hanover Park, at about 8.30am. They stopped and searched a suspicious person and found 9x9mm rounds of ammunition in his possession. The 41-year-old man faces a charge of possession of ammunition.