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Puleng Sekabate
1 minute read
16 May 2019
7:32 am

One dead in Kempton Park CBD taxi violence

Puleng Sekabate

Two separate incidents involving taxis saw one person wounded and another killed, with emergency personnel saying they saw several AK47 shells at the second scene.

The crime scene on Pretoria Road. Photograph: Puleng Sekabate

At least one person had been killed and another wounded in two separate shooting incidents involving taxis in and around Kempton Park central business district on Wednesday evening, reports Kempton Express.

A man driving a taxi association vehicle was wounded in the hand in a shooting incident near McDonald’s on Monument Road. He had been transported to hospital.

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The scene of the shooting on Monument Road. Photograph: Puleng Sekabate

While the scene was still active, police had to rush to another shooting, in which one person is believed to have died. The road had been closed.

According to information from the second scene, emergency responders saw several AK47 shells.

This is a developing story and more information will follow as it becomes available.

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