Robbers kill elderly Pretoria man

2010-05-07 11:56

A 66-year-old man was shot dead at his workplace in Kameeldrift in

Pretoria this morning.

Two robbers entered a sugar distributing company at 7am, took out a

firearm and demanded money, said Constable Portia Maleka.

The owner tried to wrestle the gun and a shot was fired.

“A worker who was standing nearby was shot in the chest. The two

men drove off in a white bakkie,” said Maleka.

Netcare 911’s Chris Botha said paramedics tried to resuscitate the

man, but failed.

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