Man shot dead following road rage argument in Mayville

The scene of the incident.

A man was shot dead in an apparent road rage incident after an accident between two vehicles in Waterfall Road, outside the Jesus Dome Church, Mayville, on Sunday.

Police spokesman, Cpt Nqobile Gwala, said two vehicles, a taxi and a bakkie, were involved in a collision. “The owner of the taxi arrived at the scene and an argument ensued between the driver of the bakkie and the taxi owner. The driver of the bakkie attempted to grab the owner’s firearm. The taxi owner managed to take his firearm and he fired a shot at the other driver.  The victim sustained a gunshot wound to the left side of the body and died at the scene,” she said.

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“The suspect who is believed to be in his forties, was placed under arrest,” added Cpt Gwala.

A case of murder is being investigated by Mayville SAPS. The suspect will appear in court soon.

 

 

 

 

 

 

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