On Tuesday, 19 July 2016, a man was shot dead during a business robbery in Witfield, Boksburg. The complainant and his son was busy working in their Supermarket which is loacted in Main Street and Pretoria Road, when two armed males entered the shop.
They pointed them and demanded the cash. They took the cash from two cash registers and the Lotto machine. Thereafter they ran out of the shop.
The complainants heard three gunshots, and then saw a male stumbling into their shop and collapsed. They immediately called the Paramedics and the SAPS. Upon arrival they declared the victim dead on scene. Allegedly the suspects fled the scene in a red Toyota Corolla with unknown number plate. The case is being investigated.