Aug 8, 2022

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Another Gauteng tavern shooting leaves one dead in Mamelodi

A man was shot dead at a tavern in Mamelodi, Tshwane, in the early hours of Monday morning.

Police spokesman Col Dimakatso Sello said three suspects, wearing balaclavas and armed with pistols, were in Arriving at the Monaco tavern found a group of people sitting around.

“The trio fired in the air before approaching the 33-year-old man and shooting him twice,” Sello said.

She said the motive was unknown and police were investigating a murder.

The incident followed three other shootings at taverns in Soweto, Katlehong and Pietermaritzburg over the weekend that killed 22 people.

A week earlier, 21 underage children died in a tavern in the Eastern Cape. The children were found slumped in chairs and on tables, while others had fallen onto the dance floor. Her death is still under investigation.

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