A police constable has shot and killed a 23-year old man in Khayelitsha before turning the gun on himself. Police spokesperson, Noloyiso Rwexana, says the constable was stationed at the Philippi police station and took his life with his service
weapon. "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. Circumstances surrounding this incident are under investigation."