Wed, 28 Jul 2021

An off-duty Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) officer was among three people who were shot and killed in a tavern in Vlakfontein, Johannesburg, on Saturday night.

Three others, including a woman, were also injured in the shooting.

JMPD spokesperson Wayne Minnaar said a group of gunmen entered the tavern and opened fire killing the three people.

"The injured people, including the woman, were taken to hospital. Among the deceased patrons was an off-duty JMPD officer. Some people were also robbed their belongings by the gunmen," said Minnaar.

He said police were investigating.

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