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UPDATE: Several wounded after shooting at Cape Town Station Deck taxi rank

The incident involved seven taxi drivers. No fatalities have been reported.

Police on scene at the Cape Town Station Deck taxi rank after a shooting took place on 23 November 2020. Picture: Shamiela Fisher/EWN

CAPE TOWN - Several people have been wounded in a shooting at the Cape Town Station Deck Taxi Rank.

Paramedics responded to the incident at around noon today.

The incident involved seven taxi drivers. No fatalities have been reported.

"The incident involved six male patients and one female patient," said Metro EMS' Deanna Bessick.

"They were found at Old Marine Drive, the long distance bus terminal and on the Station Deck Taxi Rank. The patients sustained shoulder, neck and head injuries."

Four patients were transported to hospitals nearby, while the rest were transported by ER24.

The Cape Town Station Deck was still busy even after shots were fired in the area.

Taxi were loading passengers further away from the crime scene.

Drivers at the scene were reluctant to comment, but they told Eyewitness News they were scared.

Police and law enforcement were combing the area.

Armed metro police officers could be seen searching taxis parked further down from where the shooting occurred.

Commuters and taxi operators looked on as police cordoned off the section where the shooting took place.

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