Former Generations actor and Jozi FM DJ Mandla Hlatshwayo has reportedly been shot and killed during a robbery in Soweto.

SABC reported on Monday morning that Hlatshwayo had been killed on Sunday night.

“Our hearts go out to you in your time of sorrow. May God give you the peace that you seek. We offer our thoughts and prayers during this dark time” says Inanda 88.4 FM Station Manager, Thandeka Msani Ngobese

Police spokesperson Captain Hitler Mgwenya said two people were shot at a pub in Pimville, but could not divulge their names before next of kin were informed.

“It happened at 11pm. Four armed suspects entered the pub and robbed people there. The two victims who were shot were trying to assist the other people in the pub who were being robbed,” Mgwenya told News24.

Mpho Mhlongo, JoziFM CEO, also confirmed the tragic news on Facebook: “It is with sadness that I inform you of the passing of our beloved brother, friend and colleague, Mandla Hlatshwayo. He was gunned down last night at Meli pub in Pimville. He will be sorely missed. May his humble soul Rest In Peace!”