19 June 2018

South Africa: Update - Shooting Incident At Joe Slovo Taxi Rank Left Four People Injured

press release

Update: This shooting incident occurred at Joe Slovo Taxi Rank, corners of Democracy and Freedom Road, Milnerton today (Tuesday, 2018-06-19) at about 07:00. A case of murder and attempted murder was registered for investigation.

According to reports members of Milnerton SAPS were called to a shooting incident at Joe Slovo Taxi Rank. Information was received that an unknown white Quantum minibus taxi stopped at the taxi rank and four unidentified males got out and randomly started shooting at the persons at the taxi rank. Five taxi owners, one taxi driver and a bystander was wounded

One taxi owner drove himself to a nearby hospital and the others were taken to hospital by ambulance and private transport. One of the victims died later in hospital due to injuries sustained. Investigations continue.

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