“A bloody scene unfolded at the Bedfordview shopping centre, east of Johannesburg on Thursday morning. Security guards were collecting cash inside the centre when they were confronted by a group of armed men, she said.
“A shooting ensued between them, with some customers caught in the crossfire. An undisclosed amount of money was taken by some of the suspects.” One person had been shot in the head, arm and abdomen while another was shot in the arm, said paramedics spokesperson Danielle Dooley. One suspect was shot in the leg and tried to run away but was found in the basement area, said Dooley.
Another suspect had been shot in the chest and was found near the escalators.
According to witnesses, the robbers continued to shoot as they moved round the centre. Reports have been received of several serious injuries. Ambulances and emergency vehicles are on the scene.
According to Netcare 911, five people have been injured, two of them critically.A 9mm and an AK47 were found at the scene”
“It’s a dramatic scene. People have been shot all round the centre,” one of the emergency crew said. One suspect has been arrested. Police are on the scene, and the shooting is continuing.”
…just another day in Johannesburg