Two dead, 7 injured in tavern shooting

Two people were killed, and seven injured in yet another tavern shooting at Ga-Rankuwa near De Wildt on Friday night.

This follows a spate of tavern shootings in Gauteng in the past month during which 23 people were killed.

According to police spokesperson Colonel Dimakatso Sello, unknown suspects driving a silver Volkswagen Polo allegedly fired random shots at patrons sitting outside a tavern in Ga-Rankuwa.

Sello said the motive for the killings is yet unknown and police are investigating two cases of murder and seven of attempted murder.