A gunman opened fire at a tavern in Daveyton, Gauteng, on Saturday evening, killing six men and injuring one person. According to police spokesperson Colonel Dimakatso Nevhuhulwi, the victims were sitting outside the tavern when the incident occurred, as per news24.
The police received reports of a shooting in Rolong Street. They found the bodies of the six men on the pavement upon arrival. The seventh person was transported to the hospital for treatment.
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The victims were between 40 and 53, and officers found over 60 empty cartridges at the scene. The motive behind the shooting is unknown. No arrests have occurred.
Anyone with information to assist the investigation can contact Crime Stop at 08600 10111 or anonymously report tip-offs on the My SAPS app. The Ekurhuleni Metro Police Department confirmed the shooting and directed News24 to the police for details.
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