A 28-year-old man was arrested by the police officers after he had visited a suspected gang member in the Port Elizabeth Magistrates’ Court.
According to police spokesperson Col Priscilla Naidu, the Provincial Organised Crime Investigation Unit officers spotted the suspect visiting a man appearing in court on attempted murder charges.
It is reported that the 28-year-old male allegedly shot a complainant in Helenvale.
The police arrested the suspect. No injuries were reported.
He is expected to appear in court soon.