Primary school principal shot dead at Gauteng school

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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.


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: