Security guard shot dead at a Randburg mall

Police said the incident happened earlier on Tuesday.

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JOHANNESBURG - A security guard has been shot and killed at a shopping mall in Randburg.

Police said the incident happened earlier on Tuesday at the Randridge Mall.

Spokesperson Balan Muthan said six men entered a store and fled with cash and other items.

“A security guard was shot dead in the lower abdomen and the suspects fled the scene in a blue Toyota Corolla and a Hyundai. These suspects are still at large."

He said police were investigating a case of business robbery, armed robbery and murder.

“The security guard was treated on the scene, but he passed away en route to the hospital.”