- Quick action by police led to the arrest of one of the men filmed beating a motorist up in Erasmia.
- Three men in a white BMW were filmed attacking the man in a black Mercedes Benz.
- Tshwane police said a firearm was also seized when the black vehicle was traced and spotted in Johannesburg.
One person was arrested following a vicious attack on a motorist in Erasmia, Tshwane, on Monday.
In the video, posted by Yusuf Abramjee, a person in a black vehicle seemingly tries to get away from the occupants of a white vehicle.
The black vehicle mounts a pavement and skirts piles of bricks, and then hits a post.
The occupants of the white vehicle get out and start kicking at the black vehicle and throw rocks and bricks at the car.
Eventually, a man is filmed lying on the ground being kicked.
Other vehicles stop and people get out to see what is happening.
Police spokesperson Captain Mavela Masondo told News24 a shooting incident was reported to the police on Monday, linked to the video which is circulating.
Shortly after the incident, a black vehicle was spotted further afield, in the Johannesburg CBD.
One person was arrested and a firearm was recovered.
“The motive behind this incident is still unknown,” said Masondo.
Two other people are still at large.
The victim was taken to a local hospital for medical treatment
A case of attempted murder was opened at Erasmia police station for further investigation.