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Police arrest a suspect after an attorney was shot and killed in Laudium

PARKTWON – Police arrested a 48-year-old man soon after a 50-year-old attorney was shot and killed in Laudium, Tshwane.
It is reported that on the 31 December 2022 at approximately 17:45, two males were standing on the street talking to one another when all of a sudden one of them pulled out a firearm and shot the other one. The victim was certified dead on the scene and he was later identified as a local attorney.
The suspect was arrested on the scene and the firearm suspected to be used in the commission of murder was found in his possession and confiscated. The motive for the killing cannot be confirmed at this stage
The suspect is expected to appear before Atteridgeville Magistrate Court on Tuesday, 03 January 2023.

Source: South African Police Service