News24.com | KZN police gun down safety guard after killing spree that claimed the lives of 6 individuals

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Police have shot dead a security guard. Police have shot lifeless a safety guard.

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  • A KwaZulu-Natal safety guard allegedly killed six individuals in a homicide spree, beginning along with his colleague.
  • In response to an Impartial Police Investigative Directorate report, the victims embrace his 5-year-old son and three family.
  • He’s mentioned to have shot at police who tried to nook him, and has been gunned down.

A 26-year-old Mooi River safety guard allegedly shot his colleague and family, together with his 5-year-old son, in a killing spree on Saturday, however he was later gunned down in a shootout with police in Matimatolo, KwaZulu-Natal.

Impartial Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) spokesperson Grace Langa mentioned: “It’s alleged that the safety officer was with a colleague in an organization automobile on Saturday in Estcourt when he shot and killed him and burned [his body] and dumped it within the veld. After burning his colleague’s physique, he then left within the firm [car].”

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In response to provincial police spokesperson Brigadier Jay Naicker, after killing his colleague, the guard then headed to a farm in Mooi River the place he killed one other safety guard earlier than getting again into the automobile and heading to Bruntville, additionally in Mooi River.

He arrived there and shot lifeless his 5-year-old son, a 34-year-old relative, who was his ex-girlfriend’s sister, and her 13-year-old. One other 5-year-old relative was additionally killed.

“After fleeing the scene, he went to his ex-girlfriend’s place of employment in Alexandra Terrace the place he fired a number of photographs on the lady and bolted. The sufferer, aged 25, was [taken] to hospital the place she stays in a important situation.”

“The suspect fled the scene towards Kranskop the place cops intercepted him. He resisted arrest and opened fireplace on the cops. The suspect was fatally wounded within the ensuing shootout. Police are investigating six counts of homicide, one rely of tried homicide and an inquest throughout three districts in KwaZulu-Natal,” Naicker mentioned.

IPID is investigating the capturing.

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