A man was shot and two hurt while trying to flee an alleged standoff at a church in Randfontein on Gauteng’s West Rand.
Paramedics confirmed that a person was shot in the shoulder.
All three have been hospitalised.
A specialised police task team is on the scene.
It is believed that the church is going through a power struggle due to money.
Gauteng: An adult male has been shot, 2 other males injured while trying to escape in what is believed to be a hostage situation at a church in Zuurbekom, Randfontien, update to follow. @News24 @ewnupdates @Radio702 @IOL @SABCNewsOnline @eNCA @jour_maine @IamAlexSweet pic.twitter.com/pOigMP8scL
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