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2 People killed and one critical in Xavier M1 shooting

2 People killed and one critical in Xavier M1 shooting

Two people have been killed and one other is in a critical condition following a shoutout on the M1 highway near the Xavier off-ramp in Johannesburg.

While details around the shooting are still unclear, it’s understood that the driver and a passenger died in a hail of bullets, while one other passenger was taken to hospital for treatment.

Police and emergency personnel are combing through the scene and are urging motorists to use alternative routes.

The JMPD’s Xolani Fihla: “There was a shooting on the Xavier bridge just over the M1 near Gold Reef City. The driver and a passenger of a silver Toyota Corolla were fatally shot and a third person, who was also a passenger in the vehicle, was shot and is in a serious condition. At this moment, the motive of the shooting is unknown and Xavier has been closed off to traffic.”


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