There has been a shooting within the Parliamentary precinct. Emergency services are at the scene at 90 Plein Street.
The scene of the incident has been cordoned off. The incident has left Parliamentary staff shaken and shocked.
Concerns have been raised about security at Parliament.
Some eye witnesses say they are not feeling safe, asking how did a man manage to smuggle a gun inside what is supposed to be a National Key Point.
Shooting at Parliament. Apparently a man shot himself on the second floor. pic.twitter.com/avRANJyFvn
— Quinton Mtyala (@mtyala) September 14, 2018
There has been an incident in this National Key Point of Parliament. Details sketch… pic.twitter.com/o5o3zz4JDI
— Bulelani Phillip (@BulelaniPhillip) September 14, 2018