Soweto taxi driver dies, shot 7 times

2012-02-17 14:52
Johannesburg - A 50-year-old taxi driver from Soweto died when he was shot seven times while entering his yard in Zola, police said on Friday.

The man arrived home at 21:00 on Thursday, and was about to enter his yard when he was approached by someone who started shooting at him, spokesperson Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela said.

"The man was shot seven times in the upper body and died on the scene.

"Police found nine empty cartridges on the scene and the motive for the shooting is unknown as nothing was taken."

Makhubela said no one was arrested and a case of murder was opened.

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