Man shot dead in Cape Town

2011-04-12 16:41
Johannesburg - A 22-year-old man was shot and killed in Bishop Lavis near Cape Town on Wednesday, police said.

Captain Frederick van Wyk said the man was standing in front of a house when two unknown men started firing at him.

"His attackers fired several shots. One bullet hit him in the chest, where he died on the scene. The men were shooting at him from a field opposite the house.

"After the victim was shot, he ran into the garage, where he collapsed and died. The possibility that the incident might be gang-related is being investigated," said Van Wyk.

He urged everyone with information concerning the shooting to contact the nearest police.

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