15 Nov 2017, Florida, Johannesburg: A man, believed to be in his 30's, was killed this afternoon when he was shot inside his taxi at the Gordon and Hendrik Potgieter Road intersection in Florida, west of Johannesburg.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 16h45 to find the body of the taxi driver lying on the side of the road, a short distance away from his vehicle. The passengers that had been in the vehicle at the time of the incident were found seated on the pavement.
Paramedics assessed the man and found that he had sustained several gunshot wounds which left him in a critical condition.
CPR and advanced life support interventions were immediately initiated, in an effort to revive the patient.
Unfortunately, after some time, no vital signs returned and the man was declared dead on the scene. Fortunately, none of the passengers sustained any injuries in this incident.
The exact cause of the incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations