Grade 6 pupil killed outside Katlehong primary school

By Chanice Jennike - 19 September 2019Views : 984


A Grade 6 learner was shot and killed outside a school in Katlehong, Johannesburg. 

The learner was killed in a shooting outside Izibuko Primary School.

The Gauteng education department confirmed that the learner had passed away. 

"Unfortunately, this led to a death of a Grade 6 learner," the department said. 

Police, however, confirmed that the shooting occurred on Wednesday evening. 

Spokesperson Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said that the 12-year-old learner's parents had arrived at the school to collect their child who returned from a school trip. 
 
Dlamini said that a minibus taxi then pulled up and fired shots at the man. 
 
"A 12-year-old was also shot by a stray bullet and he was rushed to hospital, where he later died."