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Pretoria nightclub bouncer gunned down

Paramedics arrived at the scene to find the bouncer had sustained a life-threatening wound.
A bouncer has been allegedly shot and killed by one of the patrons at a popular Pretoria nightclub in the early hours of Sunday morning.

“At 00:06 on Sunday morning Netcare 911 paramedics responded to a shooting at a nightclub in Menlyn Square Pretoria,” confirmed Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha.

“Reports from the scene indicate that an altercation broke out at the nightclub and when the bouncer, a man in his thirties, intervened. One of the patrons, a man believed to be in his early twenties, pulled a gun and shot him,” added Botha.

Paramedics arrived at the scene to find the bouncer had sustained a life-threatening wound.

“Tragically, the bouncer died at the scene due to the extensive injuries,” concluded Botha.

The owner of the nightclub could not immediately be reached for comment.

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