Fatal shootings shake De Deur and Orange Farm: Multiple lives lost in taxi association clashes

A tragic shooting incident involving two rival Taxi Associations occurred earlier today at the De Deur taxi rank in the wake of the altercation over taxi routes. The area witnessed a distressing scene as gunfire erupted, resulting in a harrowing toll of lives lost and individuals critically injured.

SAPS spokesperson, Colonel Dimakatso Nevhuhulwi said: “We are investigating a case of murder and attempted murder after five people were fatally shot and five sustained injuries and were taken to hospital.”

In a separate yet equally distressing incident in Orange Farm, the police apprehended three suspects involved in a shooting that claimed a life of a taxi passenger while the taxi driver was left injured.

Colonel Nevhuhulwi added: “The trio has been taken into custody and is expected to face charges of murder and attempted murder in court.”

Police urge anyone with information to come forward and assist in the ongoing investigations.

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