Wentworth father shot

A 14-year-old boy was shot earlier this month in Wentworth. Image via Twitter @SABreakingNews

A 14-year-old teenage boy was shot in Wentworth, Durban

A 14-year-old teenage boy was shot and injured in the region of Wentworth, south of Durban on Thursday morning.

Wentworth father shot

A 14-year-old boy was shot earlier this month in Wentworth. Image via Twitter @SABreakingNews

Major Calvert Road, in Wentworth, was the scene of the incident, which happened on Thursday at 7 am.

According to an incident record, the victim was shot in the left shoulder and the left side of the neck after police got a report of a shooting.

When the officers arrived on the site, onlookers told them that the victim had been shot.

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The adolescent was driven in a private vehicle to the hospital.

There have reportedly been two attempted murder arrests.

The South African Police Service (SAPS) was reached for comment.

Wentworth region has had a couple of shootings

After the previous few months, there have been a number of drive-by shootings in the Wentworth region.

A lady was hit by a stray gunshot while walking in Wentworth last month.

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The “Daily News” was informed by police that they were looking for suspects driving a Mercedes-Benz and a VW Tiguan.

According to reports, the suspects stopped near a row of apartments on Croton Road in Wentworth and began shooting at two apartments that were nearby.

In a different shooting, 55-year-old Craig Cochrane of Wentworth was watching television in his living room when he was hit by a stray bullet in early March.

He was shot, and he subsequently passed away.

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Social media users from the area referred to it as another needless shooting.

In March, there were two further fatalities: a 31-year-old man who was shot on Burgers Road and a 19-year-old who was assaulted in Alabama Road and passed away shortly after getting to the hospital.

German tourist remains missing, five suspects in court

The five suspects who are accused of robbing a German tourist who went missing in February made an appearance in court at Wynberg Magistrate’s Court.

On February 14, Nick Frischke, 22, who was visiting the nation, was last seen leaving his B&B in Pinelands.

Charges of aggravated robbery have been brought against Igshaan Fisher, Jason Abrahams, Vanroy Petersen, Carlo Guenantin, and Melvin Guenantin.

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The gang was detained in March after it was discovered that they were in possession of Frischke’s things, including his phone and rucksack.

The prosecution of the gang was suspended pending more research.

Frischke is said to have been robbed along the Kabonkelberg hiking route close to Hout Bay.

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