Incidents July 18, 2020
[KEMPTON PARK] – Two killed, seven injured in shooting
Two men have been killed and seven others injured this afternoon in an alleged robbery at the cargo area outside of OR Tambo Airport in Kempton Park.
ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on the scene shortly before 14h00 to find several local authorities already in attendance.
On closer inspection, medics found several men, believed to suspects, lying inside and outside the premises.
Paramedics quickly assessed the patients and found that two men had sustained fatal gunshot wounds. Nothing could be done for them, and they were declared dead. Seven other men were assessed and found to have sustained gunshot wounds, leaving them in moderate to serious conditions.
The patients were treated for their injuries and transported under the supervision of local authorities to a nearby hospital.
The details surrounding this incident are not yet known, but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.