Taxi driver shot in Roodepoort

There has been a shooting on the N1 highway near the 14th Avenue offramp in Roodepoort.

A taxi driver has been a victim of a shooting on the N1 highway in Johannesburg. Picture: sxc.hu.

JOHANNESBURG - There has been a shooting on the N1 highway near the 14th Avenue offramp in Roodepoort, west of Johannesburg, on Tuesday afternoon.

Johannesburg Metro Police Department (JMPD) officers confirmed a taxi driver was shot by two men in a Toyota Corolla.

One eyewitness said, "We driving on 14th Avenue towards the offramp and there were gunshots. A taxi driver was shot by two men in a car."

Police were on the scene and a manhunt was launched for the gunmen.

It is still not clear what condition the taxi driver is in.