3 injured in shooting outside Zuurbekom church
At least 6 cars riddled with bullets are at the scene of the shooting.
JOHANNESBURG - At least 3 people have been injured in a shooting in Zuurbekom in the west of Johannesburg.
Paramedics say two of them were injured while trying to escape what’s believed to be a hostage situation at the church.
Netcare911's Shawn Herbst says the injured have been taken to the hospital.
“Police are on the scene and have secured the area. According to witnesses, it is alleged members of the public are still being held hostage within the church, however, this is yet to be confirmed by the police.”
At least 6 cars at the scene are believed to have been involved in the shooting.
#ZuurbekomShooting The shooting took place outside a church. It is believed that two rival church groups were involved. CE— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) November 1, 2018
Video of damage done to vehicles outside a church in Zuurbekom, Randfontien, 1 person was shot & 2 others sustained minor injuries after violence broke out. @News24 @Radio702 @IOL @jour_maine @IamAlexSweet @JacaNews @SABCNewsOnline @_ArriveAlive @FatalMoves @ewnupdates @eNCA pic.twitter.com/giT3eZghlq— Netcare911 (@Netcare911_sa) November 1, 2018