According to the Vaalweekblad, an unidentified man arrived at a Vanderbijlpark restaurant, where he allegedly struck a white double cab that capsized, injuring a man. He got out of his BMW X5 and shot the wounded man.
The man also shot his father (identified as Johan Hebler) and his son ( identified as Nathan) as they approached the restaurant to get a takeaway.
Police Spokesperson Captain Kay Makhubele has confirmed that the police have launched an inquest into numerous shooting incidents after a man allegedly went on a shooting spree before taking his own life on Tuesday night.
This guy has shot himself last night in Vaal, He first shot his wife & kids. He drove to Slap Chips & damaged several cars. He fired shots at random people, he killed an 18yrs old boy & he shot his father in the stomach. He then stopped at the Global Garage & shot himself. pic.twitter.com/08ZwRz6uvt
— Man’s NOT Barry Roux (@AdvoBarryRoux) February 3, 2021
Graphic videos of him jumping out of his BMW X5 and shooting himself in front of bystanders at the Global petrol station in Sharpeville, have shocked so many people on social media who have been asking themselves what could have led to his actions.