Six people have been killed and three wounded after a lone gunman entered a home in Kagiso west of Johannesburg on Saturday night and fired gunshots at the owner of the home and other individuals.

According to Gauteng police spokesperson, Brigadier Brenda Muridili, the motive for the killing is unknown at this stage, however, police are investigating murder and attempted murder.

“It is reported that a lone gunman entered a house and shot the owner, his girlfriend as well as a neighbour. On his way out, he is alleged to have continued to shoot randomly. The street was busy as there was a wedding celebration nearby.”