Man shot dead outside mall in Johannesburg

Man shot dead outside mall in Johannesburg.
Man shot dead outside mall in Johannesburg.
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A man in his 30s was shot dead outside a mall in Crown Mines‚ Johannesburg on Sunday morning‚ paramedics said.

ER24 spokesman Ross Campbell said the man apparently worked at the mall and was allegedly shot in the head by a suspect who was taken into custody.  

"ER24 paramedics were on the scene at 9.25am. The man showed no signs of life and was declared dead on arrival.

"The exact circumstances surrounding the incident are not known to ER24‚ but the South African Police‚ JMPD and Tactical were on the scene for further investigations‚" Campbell said.

Meanwhile‚ a man in his early 30s is in a serious condition after he allegedly shot himself in the leg during a struggle while apprehending a suspected thief on Saturday. He had apparently seen the man robbing someone while driving down Frikkie Meyer Boulevard in Vanderbijlpark and had given chase.  

"ER24 paramedics arrived at 2.22pm to find the patient sitting in his vehicle and the suspect still on the scene. SAPS arrived to investigate and the patient was taken to Mediclinic Emfuleni.

"The exact circumstances surrounding the incident are unknown to ER24‚" Campbell said.

Source: TMG Digital.

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