Man shot during Johannesburg business robbery

2019-09-22 11:09
Police investigate a shooting incident. (Jaco Marais, Gallo Images, Netwerk24, file)

Police investigate a shooting incident. (Jaco Marais, Gallo Images, Netwerk24, file)

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A 71-year-old Johannesburg man has been shot during a robbery at his Strydom Park panelbeaters.

On Friday, at around 13:00, two armed men the entered the business premises, on corner Masjien and Fabriek streets, and demanded money from an employee in the reception area, police spokesperson Colonel Lungelo Dlamini confirmed.

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The suspects took around R3 000 of the company's money before walking into the workshop, where they shot the business owner.

The 71-year-old man was taken to hospital by one of his employees. 

The suspects are still at large. Police are investigating a case of business robbery and attempted murder.

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