Shots fired at Hyde Park shopping centre in Johannesburg
There have reports of an apparent robbery at the Hyde Park Corner shopping centre in JHB this afternoon.
JOHANNESBURG - There have been eyewitness reports of an apparent robbery at the Hyde Park Corner shopping centre in Johannesburg this afternoon.
It's unclear what the exact circumstances of the shooting are at this stage and police are yet to confirm the incident.
Witnesses in the mall have told Eyewitness News the Vodacom shop in the centre was targeted.
Security guards are reportedly preventing people from entering the building.
One man said he saw people running towards him after hearing two shots.
"Apparently there were two bangs that some people heard. I didn't see anything."
There's been no confirmation on whether anyone has been wounded or injured.
Avoid @hydepark gun shots and + screams near Vodacom shop, second level. Tactical units there.— Jenny Crwys Williams (@jcwLIFE) March 19, 2015
Apparently it's a shoot out now at Hyde Park Corner. @ewnbreaking— Jenny Crwys Williams (@jcwLIFE) March 19, 2015
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