Police are investigating a shooting incident where a principal at a primary school at Ennerdale south of Johannesburg has died.
Gauteng Education Mec Panyaza Lesufi has tweeted that the principal of a Finetown primary school has been shot and killed. Lesufi is at the school and is briefing the media on the incident.
— Panyaza Lesufi (@Lesufi) June 18, 2021
Police spokesperson Captain Kay Makhubele says police are on the scene where a man was found dead in a car with multiple gunshot wounds.
“Police were this morning at 07:00 informed that there was a shooting at a primary school at Ennerdale. Upon arrival police [found] a Mercedes Benz idling and there was a person in the driver’s seat. He was shot several times.”
“The motive of the incident is unknown at the moment. Police are investigating a case of murder. Police are calling for anyone with information to contact the nearest police station. Our investigation continues,” explains Makhubele.
In the video below, Lesufi visits the school: