Father killed, son wounded in Joburg shooting

Johannesburg - A man was killed and his son wounded when two men shot at their car in Marlboro, north of Johannesburg, Gauteng police said on Friday.

The 52-year-old man had picked up his son, 20, from the Gautrain station in Marlboro on Thursday evening, police spokesperson Kym Cloete said.

On the corner of Lenin and Laduma streets they were approached by two men.

"Shots were fired through the door and window of the vehicle," said Cloete.

"The suspects fled without taking anything."

The father died on the scene and his son was taken to hospital.

Alexandra police were investigating.

No arrests had been made.


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Carol Jacobsohn 2014-08-15 01:10:10 PM
And no arreset will be made. SAPS will not even investigate the case.
Daniel Mah 2014-08-15 01:12:21 PM
There's more into this
Beaulah Fortuin 2014-08-15 01:12:21 PM
Sommer net so. Hell man this is terrible.
Paige Turner 2014-08-15 01:14:53 PM
Senseless crime (not that any crime makes any sense).
Lavani Tailneverbends Baloyi 2014-08-15 01:17:52 PM
The fact that nothing was taken puzzles me.
Thobani Tabata 2014-08-15 01:22:02 PM
Check his policies and will, then arrest and sentence his wife.
Antonio Porra Francisco 2014-08-15 01:23:14 PM
At times its criminals that just wanna prove a point,after they shoot they blary panick and take off..we tired of this nonsesne in SA realy now..
Ndivhu Ramz Ramaru 2014-08-15 01:33:11 PM
Some people when they post their comments ,it seems as they were in toilet. Racists.
Jamill Ahmed 2014-08-15 01:35:19 PM
Thobane please use your GOD given brains before uttering such words im sure you a bit smarter than that
Willem Viljoen 2014-08-15 01:36:49 PM
There is no corner of Lenin Drive and Laduma Street...