Man shot dead in Lenasia robbery

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A man was shot dead and a policeman wounded during a robbery in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg on Sunday, Gauteng police said.

Warrant Officer Kay Makhubela said seven men stormed into a shop and demanded money.

“They took undisclosed amount of money.”

He said on their way out, they started to shoot randomly and a customer was hit and killed.

“They opened fire on the police wounding one member, he has been taken to hospital.”

He said the police van was riddled with bullets.

“The robbers managed to flee in two cars, but left a white Honda behind.”

He said no arrests has been made.

A case of murder, attempted murder and robbery was opened.

– Sapa


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