2 killed, 1 injured during Joburg CBD shooting

2015-06-10 15:29

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

Johannesburg - Two men were killed and one woman was in a critical condition in hospital after being shot at by a group of men in the Johannesburg CBD, Gauteng police said on Wednesday.

Five men opened fire outside a spaza shop on the corners of Jeppe and Joubert streets around 19:30 on Tuesday, killing a security guard and a passerby, spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said.

"A woman who was also passing by was shot and wounded. A security guard’s firearm was also taken by the suspects."

- Were you there? Send us your eyewitness accounts and pictures

Dlamini said nothing was taken from the spaza shop.

A 21-year-old had been arrested and was expected to appear in court soon. Four others were still at large.

Read more on:    johannesburg  |  crime

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.

24.com publishes all comments posted on articles provided that they adhere to our Comments Policy. Should you wish to report a comment for editorial review, please do so by clicking the 'Report Comment' button to the right of each comment.

Comment on this story
Comments have been closed for this article.

Inside News24

Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.


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.


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.