Shootout at Mall of Africa


4 May 2016 - A suspect has been shot in the chest and two suspects have been arrested following a shootout at the taxi rank at the Mall of Africa. A female bystander was also shot.

Editor&39;s note: This article has been updated to reflect a change in the number of wounded, and the number of arrested.

Johannesburg – Three people have been wounded during a shootout at a taxi rank near the newly-opened Mall of Africa in Midrand.

Police have arrested four suspects following the incident.

Two men, believed to be involved in the dispute, were treated at the scene for gunshot wounds and transported to hospital. Midrand police say one of the suspects was shot in the chest.

A female bystander was also shot. She is reportedly in a critical condition and was airlifted to hospital.

Netcare 911 paramedics are on the scene.

Police say that the shootout was a result of a taxi dispute.



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