Pretoria ward councillor allegedly shot and killed
The ward councillor was travelling with two children and a passenger when he was shot by unknown suspects.
Loate SAPS are investigating a case of murder after a ward councillor was allegedly shot and killed by unknown suspects in Winterveld, north of Pretoria, on Wednesday night.
According to SAPS, the ward councillor was travelling with two children and a passenger when he was shot.
The councillor was transported to the hospital, where he later succumbed to his injuries.
#sapsGP Loate #SAPS investigating murder & attempted murder after a ward councillor was shot by unknown suspects last night in Winterveld. The councillor was driving together with 2 children & a passenger -all taken to hospital for medical attention.Councillor died in hospital ME pic.twitter.com/2xpwLE405C
— SA Police Service 🇿🇦 (@SAPoliceService) September 20, 2018
The whereabouts of the suspects are unclear, and the name of the ward councillor has not yet been released.
This is a developing story. Updates to follow as more information becomes available.