Two held on gun charges

Police arrested a 16-year-old boy found with a gun.

Kraaifontein arrested a 23-year-old man and a 16-year-old boy on illegal-gun-and-ammunition charges at the weekend.

According to Kraaifontein police spokesman Captain Hein Hendricks, police responded to a shooting incident in Scottsville on Sunday December 7. The 23-year-old suspect ran as police approached Loop Street.

He dropped his gun with its serial number filed off, said Captain Hendricks.

Later that evening, police acting on a tip-off arrested the 16-year-old after allegedly finding an illegal firearm on him with four rounds of ammunition.

Police arrested a 23-year-old man with an illegal gun.