Man shot dead during argument

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Johannesburg - A man was shot dead and two were wounded in Roodepoort, on the West Rand, on Friday, paramedics said.

The man was killed during an argument with two other men in Main Reef road, said ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring.

One of the men apparently shot the other two, killing one and wounding the other.

"Paramedics arrived on scene to find one of the victims dead and the other injured."

The wounded man was treated at the scene before being taken to hospital.

An hour earlier, a man was shot and wounded in the same area.

"He sustained severe injuries to his abdomen and arm, causing severe blood loss," said Meiring.

He was airlifted to a nearby hospital.

Local authorities were investigating, he said.

The police could not be reached for comment.

- SAPA
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