Brakpan - Gauteng police on Wednesday confirmed the arrest of eight people following a shooting that left four people dead and six more people injured.

According to police, the shooting was taxi-related and began on Sunday in Tsakane. 

Brakpan police spokesperson Captain Pearl van Staad explained that police received information of a shooting on Wednesday morning. 

"Police arrived to find a shooting underway at the corner of Wenden and High streets... police managed to apprehend eight suspects with 10 firearms.

"Three people were killed and shortly after, police received information that a fourth person died en route to hospital. 

Six others were injured and were treated by various paramedics and provided with pain-relief medication before they were transported, under the supervision of authorities, to nearby hospitals, ER24 confirmed. 

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Van Staad confirmed that the arrested suspects were charged with attempted murder and murder and will appear at the Brakpan Magistrate's court.