2 wounded in taxi rank shooting

2013-11-04 23:00
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Johannesburg - Two men were wounded in a shooting at the Greenfields taxi rank in Eden Park, south of Johannesburg, on Monday, police said.

Police spokesperson Tsekiso Mofokeng the shooting broke out at 06:30.

"It is alleged that a group of people, believed to be members of a taxi association, opened fire at the occupants of patrol vehicle that was parked at Greenfields taxi rank," he said.

One man was hit in the leg, the other in the hand.

They were between the ages of 30 and 40.

Mofokeng said several cartridges were found on the scene.

A licensed 9mm firearm was seized and sent for ballistics tests.

An attempted murder docket had been opened.

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