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South African Father Killed In Home Invasion

Two men broke into a family's home in a gated community in Randpark Ridge and attacked the family of five. The husband died after being shot several times in the chest and the wife was shot in the leg. She was taken to hospital and is in a critical condition.

According to the detailed account released by Community Support Services (CSS), two members of the family are children. They said that the attackers entered the house and tied up the family member downstairs before taking the victim upstairs where they ran into the grown up family members. This is when a scuffle broke out and five shots were fired which hit the father instantly killing him and the mother leaving her in a serious condition.

A former resident who wished not to be named said that there have been armed robberies at the complex in the past. According to the former resident, the complex can be seen as a soft target as there is no security and there are easy escape routes as the community is flanked by a highway and a field.

The police are investigating this case and are still looking for evidence.

Source: https://www.timeslive.co.za/news/south-africa/2021-10-04-more-details-emerge-as-husband-killed-wife-shot-in-joburg-home-invasion/

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