- A video has gone viral showing a shooting at Menlyn Maine
- The footage shows a man killing another during a heated argument
- According to reports, a suspect has since been arrested for the murder
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Police have arrested a man for the alleged murder of a person at the Menlyn Maine shopping centre.
Video footage of the incident surfaced online, showing the man taking out a gun and shooting another person during what appears to be an argument.
News24 reported police spokesperson Brigadier Mathapelo Peters confirmed they have taken a 45-year-old man into custody for the murder on Monday.
Peters said the late man was with two other men at Menlyn Maine when one of them approached the suspect.
The men got into an argument and the suspect went back to his car to get his firearm. Briefly.co.za learned the man who got shot was allegedly trying to break up the fight.
"Police have seized the firearm used by the suspect for further investigation, while the motive is yet to be determined. The arrested suspect will appear in the Pretoria Magistrate's Court in due course on a charge of murder," said Peters.
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The footage sparked a massive outcry on social media and Mzansi was left shocked by the senseless shooting.
Twitter user, @Zamangwanya, commented:
"But that guy though. He’s not even in the fight why did he do that? Hayi."
Juan Lee Kenny, who goes by the Twitter handle @JuanLeeKenny2, added:
"So sad... The guy and that lady should go to jail."
Due to the violent nature of the video, Briefly.co.za did not include it in the article. However, you can look at the video by clicking on the link.
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