Cape Town International Airport shooting could be gang related - ACSA

One person has been wounded after being hit by a stray bullet at the Cape Town International Airport.

Two vehicles approached the airport precinct on Wednesday morning and shots were fired.

The Airports Company South Africa (Acsa) says the incident may be gang related.

Acsa’s Deon Cloete says police have secured the area and are investigating.

Two vehicles approached the airport precinct, onto the upper road way departure, vehicles came to a stand still, the occupants of the second vehicle got out and started shooting at the occupants of the first vehicle.

Deon Cloete, General Manager at Cape Town International Airport

A stray bullet hit a third person, that person is fortunately okay an received immediate treatment on site and getting due medical care.

Deon Cloete, General Manager at Cape Town International Airport

Cloete says operations will continue as per normal.

Operation is fully normal, there is a bit of an impact on that upper roadway area, police have had to block it off as a crime scene but we are managing it on the ground and we will open that area as soon as possible.

Deon Cloete, General Manager at Cape Town International Airport

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