WATCH: Police investigate shooting amidst fight at EFF protest


There were chaotic scenes as security guards and police engaged a group of protesters outside Clicks at a Kempton Park mall on Thursday.

Following a clash between EFF members and security guards opposite a Clicks stores in Kempton Park which led to shooting, the Gauteng police are currently investigating the incident.

The shooting incident happened on Thursday, following the fourth day of protest from EFF members against the beauty and health retailer – Clicks, after it published a controversial racist hair advert on its website.

Police at Norkem Park SAPS responded to an incident at Norkem Corner Mall on Mooi River Road where one of the EFF protesters at the Clicks Store was allegedly assaulted by mall security personnel,” said Brig Mathapelo Peters.

It is reported that a scuffle broke out between the protesters and mall security as security attempted to get the protesters to leave the mall. Police will investigate the allegations that a shot was fired during the scuffle as per a spent cartridge that was retrieved from the scene,” she added.

However, the police didn’t arrest any of EFF members and no injuries were sustained during the clash.

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