Free State taxi driver shot dead

2015-11-24 13:21


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Bloemfontein – A taxi driver was shot and killed on Thursday in Bloemside Extension 5, near Dewetsdorp Road, Free State police said.

"The man was on his way home after he dropped off a cab at his employer’s yard when three suspects approached him and started shooting," said Constable Peter Kareli. 

"On arrival, police found the man's body in a pool of blood with multiple gunshot wounds on his head and upper body."

Empty cartridges were found on the scene.    

A passerby was also rushed to hospital after he was shot and wounded in the leg.

No arrests have been made.

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