Woman injured in drive-by shooting

Bishop Lavis police spokesman, Warrant Officer Joseph Swartbooi, said the shooting could be gang related.

Police are investigating after a 48-year-old woman was injured in a drive-by shooting in Bonteheuwel on Tuesday July 28.

Police say the woman was shot multiple times in her back and legs from a passing VW Polo in front of her Bluegum Street home, at 3:45pm. The car then sped off.

She was taken to a nearby hospital and is a stable condition.

Bishop Lavis police spokesman, Warrant Officer Joseph Swartbooi, said the shooting could be gang related.

Anyone with information can call Crime Stop at 08600 10111 or use the My SAPS app.

Police arrested two men in Bonteheuwel on gun charges on Monday July 27 .

According to police, officers responding to a shooting spotted two men, one with a gun, in Rosewood Street. They arrested the man and seized the gun, a loaded Silver Star 9mm, which the man had dropped. Later, just before midnight, officers patrolling Bluegum Street arrested a 33-year-old man carrying a loaded Carl Walther 9mm pistol.