The KwaZulu-Natal provincial commissioner, Lieutenant-General Khombinkosi Jula, commended the team for the arrest.
"The recent breakthroughs into some of the murders and attempted murders at Wentworth are welcomed," he said.
News24 reported that local comedian Andrew Hughes and a friend were shot on Thursday night, 30 July, in Wentworth.
Police have launched an investigation into charges of attempted murder in that case.
Police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala said Hughes was travelling with a passenger along Lansdowne Road, when he was shot at by people in another vehicle.
Both the motorist and his passenger were shot.
The comedian reportedly drove himself to hospital for medical attention.
Violence in the area has been on the increase, with the community blaming the regular shootings on drug turf wars.