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JMPDTimesLIVE reports that an off-duty Johannesburg Metropolitan Police Department (JMPD) officer and a bystander were shot dead on Sunday evening.  

JMPD spokesperson chief superintendent Wayne Minnaar said the two were killed during an alleged robbery at a place of entertainment in Vlakfontein, south of Johannesburg.  "The motive for the shooting appears to be robbery, as an undisclosed amount of money was taken.  There is a search for five armed suspects in a white Ford Laser."  No arrests have been made.

  • Read the original of the above report by Iavan Pijoos at TimesLIVE
  • See too, Off-duty JMPD officer shot dead in Vlakfontein, service pistol stolen, at News24

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