UPDATE | He 'continued to shoot randomly': 7 people dead, 5 injured in West Rand shooting

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Six people were shot and killed when a gunman opened fire at a house in Kagiso, Gauteng.
Six people were shot and killed when a gunman opened fire at a house in Kagiso, Gauteng.
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Seven people were killed and five injured following a shooting in Kagiso, the West Rand, on Saturday.

Police spokesperson Brigadier Brenda Muridili said a gunman entered a house in the area and shot the owner, his girlfriend and a neighbour.

"On the suspect's way out, he is alleged to have continued to shoot randomly," Muridili added.

"The street was busy as there was a wedding celebration nearby. Two more people were certified dead on the scene and two were rushed to hospital [for treatment for their] gunshot wounds."

On Sunday, Muridili confirmed two more people died while in the hospital. 

"Five were taken to hospital and one of them has since been discharged."

She said a case of murder and attempted murder would be opened.

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