Yvonne Chaka Chaka escapes gunshots
South African music star Yvonne Chaka Chaka on Tuesday escaped death when she was caught in an exchange of gunshots between police and carjackers in Midrand.
Tweeting a picture of her car which showed the rear side of riddled with bullets, the singer described the incident as scary and something out of the movies.
“Wow this is what I survived,” tweeted the internationally recognised artiste.
“Thank you Lord.”
Yvonne also thanked her fans for their concern after she posted what happened on Twitter.
“Thank u all it was very close. Never seen a thing like this except at the movies.”
Provincial police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said three suspects stole a panel van and were being chased when the singer was caught in the melee, according to the South African press.
Two of the suspects were shot but while one of the suspects died, the other was taken to the hospital.
Yvonne who said the police were shooting at a car next to hers later tweeted at being grateful for surviving the incident unscathed.
“I respect life. U could be anywhere minding ur Buz and anything can happen.”