A taxi driver believed to be 38-years-old, was killed in a shooting incident in Uitsig in Elsies River this morning.
When ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 11H37, they found a taxi that drove into a dwelling. Upon further assessment, they found a man lying in the front seat of the taxi. He had sustained a gunshot wound to his head and had unfortunately succumbed to his injuries. ER24 declared the man dead on the scene.
The home owners, who were at home during this time, didn’t sustain any injuries. It is believed that the taxi driver was shot at before he crashed into the dwelling.
The exact circumstances surrounding the incident were not yet known to our paramedics but police were on the scene for further investigations.