A Gauteng principal was shot dead on the school's premises on Friday
This was confirmed by the provincial education department.
According to Gauteng Department of Education spokesperson Steve Mabona, the shooting happened at Buyani Primary School in Finetown on Friday morning.
However department officials were on their way to the school to establish the facts about the shooting.
Police spokesperson Captain Kay Makhubele revealed the principal was shot several times.
He also said police were on the scene and a murder case will be opened.
This is a developing story.