Man dies, four injured in Midrand shooting

2016-04-19 22:08
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Johannesburg – A person was killed and several others injured during a shooting at a taxi pick-up on the Old Pretoria Road in Midrand on Tuesday afternoon.

Netcare 911 spokesperson Athlenda Mathe said in a statement that paramedics and other emergency services arrived on the scene to find one man had already died due to a gunshot wound he had sustained.

"The man was declared dead on scene. Four people, who also sustained gunshot wounds, were stabilised on scene and transported by ambulance to various hospitals for further medical care," the statement said.

Police are still investigating the cause of the shooting.

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