Man shot allegedly trying to buy drugs

2017-02-20 11:17

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A 24-year-old man was gunned down in Manenberg on Sunday (19 February) allegedly on his way to buy drugs.

According to a report from Manenberg police, the incident took place in Storms River Way shortly after  05:00.

Police spokesperson, Captain Ian Bennett, says it is alleged that the man was on his way to buy drugs when several shots were fired at him with bullets hitting him in the neck and chest.

“The man died on the scene and the suspects fled. At this stage it is unknown why the man was shot,” says Bennett.

Anyone with information regarding this shooting is asked to call Manenberg Police Station on 021 699 9400 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111.

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