A case of attempted murder is being investigated at Berea police station after a man was shot on Florida Road in Morningside on Tuesday night.

Provincial police spokesperson, Collonel Thembeka Mbele, said. “On 18 June 2019 at 9:20pm, Berea police received a complaint of a shooting on Florida Road. Upon arrival at the scene, they found a 33-year-old man with two gunshot wounds to the body and was taken to hospital for medical attention.

It is alleged that the victim had an argument with an unknown suspect who opened fire before fleeing the scene.”
The incident was reported and shared on Facebook and elicited varied responses from members of the public who tried to determine how the incident unfolded.

An alleged witness shared on a Facebook post that a man, believed to be a driver, attempted to calm some angry patrons but his intervention was allegedly met with conflict and the shooting followed shortly after. Further comments on the post inferred that the shot man is alleged to be a food delivery employee and unconfirmed reports alleged that the victim had passed on at the time of going to print.