Christopher Kubheka aka Gunman sadly passed away yesterday afternoon. The star who was most popularly known for his role as Gunman in the hit TV series Yizo Yizo was found dead in his Soshanguve home yesterday afternoon. The reason for his death has still not been confirmed although there are media reports that it’s a suspected suicide.
Since the news broke, social media has been flooded with messages of condolences. Here are just a few.
— Rami Chuene 1st Lady (@ramichuene) June 13, 2017
Had the honour of working with “Bazooka” on Zone 14; he was never without a smile. Sending my deepest condolences to his family. #RIPGunman
— Khanya Mkangisa (@KhanyaMkangisa) June 13, 2017
— Inno (@Innomatijane) June 12, 2017
— Terry Pheto (@TerryPheto) June 12, 2017
— SAMUEL SOLLY MOKOENA (@samuelsosty) June 13, 2017
— Neo Koro Lichaba (@KoroLichaba) June 12, 2017
ACTOR, CHRISTOPHER ‘GUNMAN’ KUBEKA HAS DIED! f t e g+ By Thando Dlalisa Monday, June 12, 2017 21:09 Another loss for the Mzansi’s entertainment industry – actor, Christopher Kubheka has died. Khubeka allegedly committed suicide at his home in Soshanguve, block xx. Khubeka was best known for his role as Gunman on SABC1’s hard-hiting drama series Yizo Yizo and also fondly well known for his role as Bazooka Khumba on SABC1’s popular drama series Zone 14. More details to follow. The king of Kwaito, Arthur Mafokate tweeted the following on Monday evening: “#RIPGunman – we will miss you my brother and friend.”