The Police in Limpopo have launched a manhunt after one person was killed and five wounded in yet another shooting at a tavern. The recent incident took place in the early hours of Sunday 4 June 2023 at Pharare village in Maake outside Tzaneen.
According to the information received, two unknown men armed with a rifle and pistol stormed the tavern premises at about 02h00 and started shooting indiscriminately at the patrons who were sitting outside.
The assailants fled the scene on foot.
During the incident, six people were shot, one was declared dead at the scene while the other five were rushed to the nearby hospital.
The team of investigators working together with the Provincial Murder and Robbery and Crime Intelligence is on the ground to establish the motive and consequently arrest the perpetrators involved in these shootings.
“The team is working around the clock to track down and bring to book those responsible for these shootings. In the meantime, we are appealing to anyone who may be able to assist with information, which could assist in the successful investigation”, Said Lieutenant General Hadebe.
Police have opened a case of murder and five counts of attempted murder.
The motive for the incident is not yet known.
Anyone with information can contact Captain Thabo Pokane on 0823199742, Lieutenant Colonel Richard Boshomane on 079 894 5501 or Warrant Officer Phaladi Makola on 0827492233 or crime stop number 0860010111 or the nearest police station or MySAPSApp.