Man shot dead during assault in Gauteng

2013-08-05 20:23
(Nielen Bottomley, News24)

(Nielen Bottomley, News24)

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Johannesburg - A man was shot dead after he was assaulted in Weltevreden Park, Roodepoort, on Monday, paramedics said.

The 43-year-old was crossing between two retail centres at the corner of Nic Diederichs and Hendrik Potgieter roads around 13:00 when a group of men attacked him, ER24 spokesperson Vanessa Jackson said.

He was declared dead on the scene.

Confirmation from police could not be immediately obtained.

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