Father and son gunned down, video goes viral: "This is senseless"

Father and son gunned down, video goes viral: "This is senseless"

- A father, 53, and his 27-year-old son were killed in a drive-by shooting

- The victims were both in a stationary BMW when a white Hyundai i10 Grand pulled up next to them

- An unidentified number of people opened fire on the BMW, killing both occupants

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A horrifying video has surfaced online showing a drive-by shooting in Alberton which took the lives of a father and son.

News24 has since reported that the police are on the hunt for the unidentified number of thugs. The publication revealed that police spokesperson Captain Mavela Masondo confirmed both people inside the car passed away:

"The motive for the killing is unknown at this stage and police are searching for the suspects."

Yusuf Abramjee shared the video on Twitter and claimed that the man in the car was allegedly a taxi boss.

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South Africans were left heartbroken over the state of the country, adding no one was safe any more.

Phuti Mathobela, who goes by the Twitter handle @phuti_mathobela, commented:

"Crime in South Africa is no longer shocking. If you get home safe you are blessed. Whenever you get a call from your family or friends you already think of the worst. I don't know if our government just don't care about their citizens or what."

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Source: Briefly.co.za

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