Ten people shot in FS tavern

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Ten people sustained gunshot wounds following a shooting incident at a tavern in Vanstadensrus that took place on Sunday 13 September 2020 at around 19:05.

A case of business robbery and attempted murder is under investigation and it is alleged that a police vehicle also came under fire when passing near a tuck shop in the area. According to Police Spokesperson, Brigadier Motantsi Makhele, after a follow up it emerged that there was a robbery in progress at that tuck shop but suspects had apparently fled to a local tavern.

After arriving at the tavern, the suspects allegedly fired randomly at patrons before fleeing the scene. “Two victims were found and referred to hospital by emergency services, the other seven later came to the police station, also with gunshot wounds. It later emerged that the tenth person was taken to hospital with a private vehicle,” said Makhele.

Anyone with information on the whereabouts of suspects, should please Detective-Constable Mosala Mositoane at 079 502 5088 or Crime Stop at 08600 10111;alternatively send information via MySAPSApp.

Pierce van Heerden

Pierce@mahareng.co.za