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SAPS STATEMENT - 2 SECURITY GUARDS SHOT DEAD IN HILLBROW LAST NIGHT


SAPS | Gauteng | NARI
12 Feb 2019, Hillbrow, Johannesburg:

Media Statement from Gauteng Media Centre
Corporate Communication and Liaison

South African Police Service

Police are looking for the suspects after two Chubb security guards were fatally shot in Hillbrow on Monday, 11 February 2019 at approximately 20:30.

It is alleged that the victims, aged 45 and 50, were sitting inside the Chubb Security vehicle at corner Caroline and Claim Streets in Hillbrow when they were accosted by about five suspects who shot at them. The two security guards

were shot in the upper body and certified dead on the scene. A firearm was taken from one of the victims.

The motive for the killing is unknown at this stage and police have opened two cases of murder for investigation. We are appealing to anyone who might have information that can help us arrest the suspects or help in the investigation to please call the nearest police station or call Crime Stop on 08600 10111.

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