Motive in law firm killing not known

2012-03-28 15:14
Johannesburg - Four people died after a shooting in Zwartkops in Centurion on Wednesday afternoon, Gauteng police said.

"There was a meeting between six people, including attorneys and clients this morning [Wednesday] when a dispute erupted," Warrant Officer Annabel Middelton said.

"The dispute led to a shooting. A man took out his gun and shot three people before he killed himself. The other two people escaped unharmed."

Netcare 911 spokesperson Jeffrey Wicks said when paramedics arrived, the three men were already dead and a fourth man was critical.

"He had a single gunshot wound to the head and paramedics immediately initiated care.

"He was transported to the hospital where he died shortly after arrival," said Wicks.

Middelton said the motive for the dispute and killing was not known.

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