PRETORIA – It’s believed he was shot by a Tshwane metro policeman.
The man was apparently on his way to work when the incident happened on Friday morning.
Netcare911 paramedics initiated CPR but the man died.
The SAPS released a statement, saying Tshwane Metro Police officers stopped a meter taxi and the taxi driver tried to knock over one of the officers.
“The officer allegedly shot and killed the taxi driver,” read the statement.
“The officer was arrested and the case will be referred to IPID for further investigation.”