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gunNews24 reports that police are looking for five suspects after two security guards were shot and killed in their vehicle on Monday night.  

The guards, believed to be aged 45 and 50 years old, were parked outside a supermarket on the corner of Caroline and Claim streets in Hillbrow shortly after 20:00.  In a video that went viral online, two men are seen approaching the marked security vehicle on foot.  They fire several shots through the car window before a third man joins them.  The two security guards were shot in their upper bodies and were certified dead on the scene.  A firearm was taken from one of the victims.  Gauteng police spokesperson Captain Mavela Masondo said the motive for the killing was as yet unknown and two cases of murder had been opened.

  • Read the original report in this regard and view the video footage at News24
  • Read a SAPS press statement in this regard at SAPS News

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