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Lenasia robbery leaves 1 dead

A shooting following a business robbery has claimed the life of a shopper & left a policeman wounded.

FILE. A shooting following a business robbery has claimed the life of one person & left a police officer wounded. Picture: sxc.hu.

JOHANNESBURG - One person has been killed and a police officer wounded in a shooting in Lenasia, south of Johannesburg.

Police say a group of armed men fired shots as they fled the scene of a business robbery on Sunday night.

An officer who was in the vicinity was struck by one of the bullets.

The police's Kay Makhubela says, "Seven men came in armed with firearms and left with an undisclosed amount of cash. On their way out they started shooting randomly. One customer was shot dead and a policeman who was in the area was shot and wounded."

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