The vicinity of the Zandfontein cemetery in Pretoria, Gauteng, was jolted by a horrific incident, on Monday.
Zandfontein cemetery shooting kills one robbery victim
According to initial reports, two individuals, whose identities are yet to be disclosed, fell victim to this heinous act while walking near Sarel Avenue, on their way to the cemetery.
The incident unfolded with a sudden and deadly turn. One of the victims, caught in the crossfire, was tragically shot in the head and died at the scene.
The brutality of the act has raised serious concerns about the safety of the area, especially considering the shooting occurred in broad daylight.
The other victim’s condition and the extent of their injuries, if any, remain unclear at this stage.
Paramedics, who were quick to respond, arrived at the scene to find a tragic tableau: one life lost, another potentially in peril, and the peace of the neighbourhood shattered.
The scene was cordoned off as a crime scene, with forensic teams meticulously gathering evidence in hopes of piecing together the events that led to this tragedy.
As of now, the police have yet to issue an official statement regarding the incident.
The story is still developing, and more details are expected to be released as they trickle in.