South Africa 11.7.2018 03:35 pm

Three gunned down, one seriously injured outside shop in Tembisa

The scene of the shooting incident in Tembisa. Photograph: ER24

The scene of the shooting incident in Tembisa. Photograph: ER24

Details surrounding the incident are not yet known.

Three people were killed and another seriously injured on Wednesday afternoon following a shooting incident outside a shop on Second October Street in Tembisa, reports Tembisan.

ER24 paramedics, along with the provincial services, arrived at the scene shortly before 2pm to find a taxi parked outside a small shop. The bodies of two men were lying inside the taxi, while a third was found lying a few metres away, Russel Meiring of ER24 said.

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Paramedics assessed the victims and found they had sustained numerous gunshot wounds and showed no signs of life. Unfortunately, nothing could be done for them and they were declared dead.

A fourth man was treated and transported by the provincial services to a nearby hospital.

Details surrounding this incident are not yet known. Updates will follow as information becomes available.

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