Shots fired at Krugersdorp shopping centre

2016-06-17 15:26
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Krugersdorp - A shooting incident unfolded in the parking lot of a shopping centre in Krugersdorp on Friday, according to police.

The South African Police Service confirmed that Voortrekker Road, next to the Anthos Centre, had been closed by police after a shooting at the Monument Checkers. The road has since been opened.

Police confirmed that three suspects were taken into custody while a manhunt was currently underway to track down the remaining suspects who fled the scene.

Some of the items recovered at the scene include a black Volkwagen Golf, five 9mm pistols and three AK47s.

According to Krugersdorp News the shooting followed an attempted hijacking of a British American Tobacco van.

Police could not comment on whether there were any injuries or fatalities, however, according to Krugersdorp News, no one was shot.


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