News 3.3.2016 11:04 am

Restaurant manager may lose arm after shooting

Conrad Liebenberg who was shot. He is recovering well. PHOTO: Rekord East

Conrad Liebenberg who was shot. He is recovering well. PHOTO: Rekord East

The shooting appeared to have been meant as a warning to the owner of the restaurant.

The restaurant manager at the Kimiad golf course in the east of Pretoria, who was shot last month, may lose his right arm as he has not regained its use.

It is believed  an unknown man shot Conrad Liebenberg, 24, in the upper body outside O’ Sole restaurant, Rekord East reported.

Golf course manager Jana Jones said the shooting appeared to have been meant as a warning to the owner of the restaurant.

“From what I heard, Conrad said the man who shot him shouted that it was a warning for his boss at the restaurant,” Jones

Liebenberg’s fiancé, Lalucia van Niekerk said he was discharged from hospital last week.

“He is recovering well but is in a lot of pain. This is a difficult time as he still cannot use his right arm,” she addded.

She said the 24-year-old Liebenberg was due for a check-up on 10 March.

“We are seeing police for Conrad to make a statement on Thursday,” Van Niekerk said.

She added Liebenberg was still much traumatised.

Police spokesperson Warrant Officer Dave Miller said the suspect was still at large.

“No arrests have been made as yet and we are following up on leads,” added Miller.

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– Caxton News Service

 

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