News / South Africa

Beth Coetzee
1 minute read
19 Nov 2018
2:54 pm

One dead in Tzaneen CBD shootout

Beth Coetzee

The deceased allegedly pointed a firearm a police officer and the gathering crowd.

The man lying dead in the road in the Tzaneen CBD. Photo supplied.

A fatal shooting occurred around midday in the Tzaneen CBD on Koedoe Street on Monday afternoon, reports Letaba Herald.

According to an eyewitness at the scene, a man was shot dead by a police officer after he allegedly pointed a firearm at community members, and then at a police officer.

Details surrounding the incident remain unclear, but updates will follow as more information becomes available.

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