'You can't be loved by everyone' - Kenny Kunene on Twitter criticism of shooting

2017-09-06 10:33
Kenny Kunene (File, Gallo Images)

Kenny Kunene (File, Gallo Images)

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

Video

Kenny Kunene is attention seeking - DA on controversial painting

2016-08-02 08:54

We speak to DA spokesperson Phumzile Va Damme ahead of the local government elections. Watch what she had to say about Kenny Kunene's controversial painting.WATCH

Johannesburg – Businessman Kenny Kunene has brushed off criticism on social media over the alleged hit on him.

"Maybe they wanted me to die, but whatever people are saying, you can’t be loved by everyone. It is by the grace of God that I am alive today," Kunene told News24 on Wednesday morning.

Kunene was shot at in Waverley, Johannesburg, at around 20:00 on Tuesday evening.

Kunene said he was travelling in a black BMW 125i with a woman when they were approached by a group of about four men driving a white Lexus SUV.

- Read more: Kenny Kunene opens a case after car is shot at

According to Kunene, the group got out of the Lexus, stopped in front of his car and opened fire on him.


(Supplied)

He said he then drove into a gated community and the men fled down the M1 South.

He said the car was hit by five bullets.

Some reports suggest 21 shots were fired in the incident.

Kunene said he was waiting for a forensic expert to brief him on the incident.

"I am doing better than yesterday. The woman that I was driving with is also doing fine."

Police spokesperson Brigadier Mathapelo Peters said they had found a number of cartridges at the scene of the incident.

Peters said the white Lexus would form part of the investigations.


The car that businessman Kenny Kunene was travelling in with a companion when he was shot at in Johannesburg. (Supplied)


(Supplied)

Social media reaction

Twitter users mocked the shooting, and called into question Kunene's version of the incident: 


Read more on:    kenny kunene  |  johannesburg  |  crime  |  shootings

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
Watch: Investing in the future through child development

An investment of R32-million into 11 early childhood development centres is changing the future for children in the Northern Cape.

/News
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.