Hijack death: Father shot

2010-01-11 00:00

A 55-YEAR-OLD MAN who was helping his son change a tyre was killed in a hijacking incident on the N2 Southbound near Tongaat Toll Plaza on Saturday night.

Netcare911’s Jeff Wicks said a man who was travelling in his VW Golf GTI towards the city stopped to change a tyre and called his father to bring him a jack.

The father arrived and while they were changing the tyre, two armed men approached them and demanded the car keys. An argument ensued, resulting in a single shot striking the older man in the abdomen, killing him immediately.

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