PARKTOWN - Police have launched a manhunt for unknown suspect(s) following a shooting incident yesterday, 21 February 2020 at about 20.30 in Tsakani.
It is reported that a white X35 Hyundai with unknown occupants approached the taxi squad car and suddenly, multiple shots were allegedly fired from the Hyundai at the Ford Laser which was driving along Modjadji Street. The four victims were accosted while they were busy with their taxi operations routine. Three people were shot, two of whom were declared dead on the scene, one was rushed to nearby hospitals in a critical condition and the fourth victim was unharmed. Both the deceased were men.
Police are investigating two cases of murder and attempted murder cases.
The Provincial Commissioner of police in Gauteng, Lieutenant General Elias Mawela has condemned the incident. General Mawela has subsequently urged the investigators to leave no stone unturned to ensure that the suspects are found and brought to book.
Anyone who may have information that could lead to the arrest of the suspects, is urged to call the Crime Stop number 08600 10111 or submit a tip-off through the My SAPS app.
Source: South African Police Service