Eight Killed, Four Law Enforcement Officers Wounded in Joburg Shootout

At least eight people have been killed and four law enforcement officers wounded in a shootout on Friars Hill Road in The Hill, Johannesburg.

Paramedics say on arrival at the scene they to found numerous law enforcement officials securing and closing off the area.

It’s unclear what the circumstances around the attack are.

ER24’s Russel Meiring said medics found a man lying in the road, two other men were found in a light motor vehicle while five other men were found in the nearby premises.

“All eight men were assessed and found to have succumbed to their numerous gunshot wounds. Nothing could be done for them, and they were declared dead. Four law enforcement officers had already been taken across the road to South Rand Hospital for urgent treatment.”

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