Ficksburg shooting under investigation


Free State police are looking for suspects following the killing of two people in Ficksburg.

OFM News reports, three suspects seemingly randomly fired shots at a group of men who were sitting around a fire, warming themselves, in Zone 8 in Meqheleng in Ficksburg last week.

OFM News has reported on how three people were injured and transferred to hospital – where two died upon arrival. Police spokesperson, Motantsi Makhele, said according to information received the group was surprised by unknown armed men who had their faces covered, who walked into the yard and begun to randomly shoot at the victims then walked away.

Makhele urges anyone with information regarding the June 10 incident to contact the police.

OFM News/Katleho Morapela