By Tamlyn Canham
DJ Maphorisa is lucky to be alive after an alleged assassination attempt.
According to the Sunday World, the attack happened last week Monday. Maphorisa and his team were reportedly driving from a gig in Vosloorus when occupants in an Audi A4 opened fire on their Mercedes Benz bus.
An anonymous record company executive told the publication that the suspects first opened fire from behind their bus before overtaking the vehicle and firing more shots from the front.
DJ Maphorisa’s artists wounded in shooting
Two of Maphorisa’s artists are said to be in a critical condition following the attack. The Amapiano producer was reportedly unharmed in the shooting.
The driver of Maphorisa’s bus opened a case of attempted murder. Katlehong police officials confirmed they are investigating the incident.
While the motive for the attack is still unknown, sources close to the star believe it was a hit.
DJ Maphorisa lying low after attack
“Maphorisa has since gone underground as a result of the incident and fears for his life,” the mole told the Sunday World.
DJ Maphorisa has not commented publicly on the incident.
The shooting comes a few days after the DJ celebrated his daughter Lesedi’s 12th birthday.
They enjoyed a lunch date at a restaurant in Johannesburg.
“She’s so cute,” DJ Zinhle commented on a video he shared of the celebration.
Mafikizolo’s Theo Kgosinkwe added: “She looks like daddy.” DJ Maphorisa keeping a low profile after shooting.
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