Police are investigating after a 34-year-old man was shot dead at Emalahleni Hospital in Witbank, Mpumalanga.
The victim was initially admitted to the hospital with gunshot wounds to his chest.
“According to information available to the police, the victim was in a hospital room with other persons Saturday evening when the suspect entered the ward,”
“The victim apparently recognized the man and they immediately started fighting. The suspect brought out a firearm and shot the victim several times.
The suspect then walked out of the hospital.
Provincial police commissioner Mondli Zuma condemned the incident, saying police would not rest until the perpetrator was behind bars.