Johannesburg - Foreign owned shops were being looted in Katlehong, east of Johannesburg on Tuesday night, the SABC reported.- Were you there? Send us your eyewitness accounts and photos.Gauteng police could not immediately provide information on the situation in Katlehong when contacted by News24.SABC reporter Thabile Ngwato tweeted that the looting started around 18:00.The looting started around 6pm this evening. A large police contingency has been deployed to the area. #YourWorld #sabcnews ch404— Thabile Ngwato (@ThabileNgwato) March 29, 2016Another reporter Chriselda Lewis was on the scene.Crossing live on SABC news, Lewis described the situation in Katlehong as a "cat and mouse game" between police and the looting crowd.She said police were struggling to contain the situation as the group moved from area to area.Lewis said the police presence had not deterred those looting.Locals were reportedly saying that foreign nationals were not welcome in the area.BREAKING Police nyala's patrolling Katlehong. Foreign nationals flee to local police station. #sabcnews pic.twitter.com/szorFm5o9i— Chriselda Lewis (@Chriseldalewis) March 29, 2016 BREAKING Massive looting of foreign owned shops in Katlehong and running battles with police #sabcnews— Chriselda Lewis (@Chriseldalewis) March 29, 2016So the looting has started in Katlehong. A large police contingency has been deployed to the area.— ?Smanga Kumalo?™ (@Smanga_Kumalo) March 29, 2016In March, angry residents went on a rampage, looting foreign-owned shops in Katlehong after a fatal shooting, News24 reported at the time.Clashes broke out between locals and foreigners after a Pakistani shop owner allegedly shot and killed one person and injured four others.Four people were arrested after the shooting.Police had to use rubber bullets to disperse the crowds.At the time, police spokesperson Noxolo Kweza told News24 a case of murder and two cases of attempted murder had been opened.Authorities also found an unlicensed firearm at the spaza shop.