'Police shot at Vosloorus man in his veranda, unprovoked'
The Independent Police Investigative Directorate is investigating what led to the killing of a 40-year-old man in Vosloorus on Sunday.
The directorate says an Ekurhuleni metro police official and a security guard were arrested for murder and attempted murder following the shooting that led to the man's death.
Three children were also injured during the shooting.
Eyewitness News reporter Theto Mahlakoane has more.
EWN takes you inside the home of the 40 year old man who was gunned down by police and other security officials in #Vosloorus during #Covid19inSA #lockdown enforcement yesterday. Here, @ThetoThakane stands on the veranda where the man died on the 3rd day of the lockdown. pic.twitter.com/UDS06zPHNI— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) March 30, 2020
The children are aged 5, 6 and 11. The mother explains that when the bullets strayed they hit the kids and she rushed the kids to hospital.Theto Mahlakoane - Reporter - Eyewitness News
The neighbours who witnessed what happened said these officials followed this man all the way into his home and shot at him multiple times without provocation and they fled after the shooting without calling an ambulance.Theto Mahlakoane - Reporter - Eyewitness News
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