Police looking for suspects who shot 7 people at a tavern

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Tebogo Msimanga |

The Police at Mayflower are looking for three suspects who shot seven people at a tavern in Dondonuld outside Mayflower this Sunday morning, 27 August 2023.

Mpumalanga Police spokesperson Brigadier Selvy Mohlala said according to information, three suspects allegedly entered into a tavern on Sunday morning at around 04:00, pointed firearms at patrons and started to rob them of their belongings. “They tried to access cash from the bartender but failed. They robbed the dj his equipment. Before they left the scene, they shot randomly whereby seven people were shot at”.

Mohlala said two died on the scene while the third victim passed on at the local clinic. Four were taken to hospital and two were immediately discharged.

“Cases of murder, attempted murder as well as business robbery were registered and police are continuing with the investigation”.

Police urge anyone with information on the whereabouts of the suspects to call the Crime Stop number at 08600 10111 or send information via MYSAPSAPP. All received information will be treated as confidential and callers may opt to remain anonymous.

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