An armed man opened fire during a hostage situation at the Meadows complex in Moreleta Park on Wednesday afternoon, Pretoria Record reports. Two people were shot, Brinant security operations manager Anton Nieuwoudt told the outlet.
BREAKING NEWS:Shots fired in hostage situation in Moreleta Park @meadows Complex>https://t.co/vnRytVZvJc — Pretoria Rekord (@RekordNewspaper) October 12, 2016
Reports of a double-shooting at a Pretoria estate https://t.co/8H1caUJ7ad pic.twitter.com/gOZrhQv14B — Eyewitness News (@ewnupdates) October 12, 2016
Pretoria police have not yet confirmed the report, EWN says.
“It’s bad," a witness told media. "They landed a helicopter and they're obviously negotiating now but the situation is very bad. They won’t allow people in or out and the whole place is on lock down.”