According to reports, a Metro officer is said to have shoot dead a father of two who was on his way to work. Problem started when the deceased who appeared to be running late to work as a government official failed to stop at a checkpoint outside the Hatfield Gautrain Station in Pretoria earlier today.

Metro Police Department said that the young officer opened fire on him. According to them, the officer in question was a new recruit.

Netcare911 were called in and tried saving him, but couldnt.