A man was shot dead Wednesday night at his home in Rose Petal Road, Morgan’s Village, Mitchells Plain.
NewsliteSA understands that about seven shots were fired at the 33-year-old man where he was standing outside his house. He was hit in the face and neck and died at the scene.
According to sources, eyewitnesses saw two white Volkswagen Golfs run away from the scene.
It was initially speculated that the victim was a police officer or a former police officer, but the Western Cape police said through sergeants. Police spokesperson Noloyiso Rwexana said the man had never been to the police.
According to Rwexana, police arrived at the scene around 9pm where they found the man with multiple gunshot wounds. Detectives attached to the Lentegeur police station are investigating the incident.
“Detectives are following up on clues to stop the attackers.”