A 30-year old man has been arrested after he shot a woman dead outside a popular entertainment lounge in Sunnyside, Pretoria.
According to EWN, the man was arrested today, after initially fleeing the scene.
The man is understood to have shot the woman after they had an argument. A gun with a filed off serial number and ammunition was seized during his arrest and he will appear in court on charges of murder and possession of an unlicensed firearm and ammunition.
The woman died off injuries to her head, as she was shot in the head.
She was declared dead on the scene.
Reports have stated that the woman was killed for not agreeing to leave with the man and his friends after he had bought her drinks at Ayepyep Lounge.
#Sunnyside A 30-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly shooting and killing a woman in Sunnyside in the early hours of this morning.
— EWN Reporter (@ewnreporter) 20 August 2017
— #AfricanChild (@TeffuJoy) 20 August 2017
I wanted to go to Ayepyep this afternoon but after the news, I’m not sure if I still want to go there.
— Mma Teffo. 🌺 (@_Buttered) 20 August 2017
Once a drinking hole is labled dangerous, it becomes a no go zone. Sad to read about what happened ko ayepyep
— IG: Motsepe911 (@Gee_Motsepe) 20 August 2017
Meanwhile, owner of Ayepyep, DJ Sumbody has denied that the incident occurred on his premises. He tweeted that it happened on the same street on which his venue is located and that Ayepyep was closed at the time of the shooting.
He added that the girl was shot inside a Mercedes-Benz Viano.
Life is the main bigger box and the other gifts are the smaller parcels inside the box… be thankful for it first
— Lesego Mamushi (@ellessgeemk) 1 January 2017