Shock at Senzo shooting

The captain of the South African national football team Senzo Meyiwa was shot dead a few days ago on October 26 according to police reports, the even occurred at a friend’s house during an attempted robbery.
Senzo Meyiwa was featured in the latest African Cup of Nations qualifying matches of South Africa and was the goalkeeper for Orlando Pirates.
A reward of around $25,000 is being offered in exchange of information that can lead to the people that were involved in the shooting. It’s believed that 3 men were involved in the robbery with one of them remaining outside of the house while the remaining 2 entered and shot the goalkeeper of Orlando Pirates before they fled on foot.
The South African President Jacob Zuma expressed his grief and sadness concerning the death of Senzo Meyiwa as he said: “We mourn the death of this young footballer and team leader whose life has been taken away at the prime of his career. Words cannot express the nation’s shock at this loss. Senzo was a very kind person. I have never seen Senzo being sad or angry in the camp.”
There is a gun violence problem which is getting more and more troublesome and this is just one case which happened recently, another high profile event which occurred that made its way to headlines of websites and newspaper of all over the world is the South African Paralympic sprinter Oscar Pistorius who was recently jailed for 5 years after having shot dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
The murder rate of South Africa has been dropping but still remains being one of the most violent countries in the world with the police registering more than 17,000 murders last year which more than 7 times the rate in USA.