Taxi driver shot dead in Hazelmere, Verulam

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Taxi driver shot dead in Hazelmere, Verulam
Shooting in Hazelmere, Verulam. Photo RUSA.

A 25 year old man was shot and killed on Monday night at his home in Hazelmere, Verulam.

At approximately 20:59 members of Reaction Unit South Africa were called out to the home by residents in the area reporting the shooting. Upon arrival the South African Police were on scene.

It was established that the deceased was at home with his fiance when two men entered the residence and opened fire on him. The victim was shot twice in the head and once in the back. Due to the extent of his injuries he died at the scene. The suspects fled in either a Toyota Condor or Toyota Venture with an NRB registration.

The motive for the murder is believed to be related to taxi violence however this is yet to be confirmed.

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