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Man eating breakfast shot twice in the head at Rosebank restaurant

09 June 2022 - 13:17
Medi Response paramedics in Rosebank after a man was shot dead on Thursday.
Medi Response paramedics in Rosebank after a man was shot dead on Thursday.
Image: Medi Response

Police are investigating a fatal shooting at a popular restaurant in Rosebank, Johannesburg, on Thursday morning.

Details are scant at this stage but Medi Response advanced life support paramedics who responded said a 42-year-old man was declared dead on the scene.

According to Paul Herbst from Medi Response, the man was having breakfast at Tashas restaurant outside The Zone mall when he was accosted by two men.

He was shot twice in the head before the perpetrators fled on foot.

Police spokesperson Col Dimakatso Sello said a search is under way for the culprits.

“According to reports, the Asian man was sitting with two men at a restaurant when two men wearing masks entered the restaurant and went straight to the victim and  shot him multiple times before fleeing the scene.

“The motive for the murder is unknown at this stage.

“A case of murder will be investigated. The police appeal to anyone who may have information that can assist with the investigation to contact the Crime Stop Line at 08600 10111 or anonymously report tip-offs on MySAPS app. All information received will be treated as strictly confidential,” said Sello.

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