A 41-year-old Pub Owner was shot and killed in Makhado, Limpopo on Saturday 01 July 2023 at about 23:53.

Police were informed about a shooting incident along 74 Krogh and Kwa Dollar streets. They quickly rushed to the area and on arrival found the lifeless body of the 41-year-old man.

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Further observations revealed that the deceased sustained multiple gunshot wounds on the upper body.

Preliminary investigations indicated that two unknown males entered the premises armed with firearms and randomly started to shoot at the patrons.

During the ordeal, five victims sustained injuries due to gunshots of stray bullets but a 41-year-old victim died on the scene.

It is further believed that the suspects fled the crime scene driving in a white VW Polo and silver Grey Mercedes-Benz motor vehicles. They had unknown registration numbers.


The motive of the horrific incident is currently unknown at this stage.

Provincial Commissioner Lieutenant General Thembi Hadebe has ordered an immediate manhunt for unknown male suspects.

Police have also opened murder and attempted murder cases. Anyone with information that can assist with the investigations is encouraged to contact the Investigating Officer Lieutenant Colonel Richard Boshomane on the number 079 894 5501.

Warrant Officer Phaladi Makola on the number 082 749 2233. Crime stop number 0860010111 or nearest police station or MySAPSApp.