Doctor accused of culpable homicide reportedly shot dead in Johannesburg

The scene of the incident.
The scene of the incident.
Azarrah Karrim, News24

The news: Anaesthetist Dr Abdulhay Munshi, the co-accused in a case of culpable homicide along with paediatric surgeon Dr Peter Beale, was reportedly shot dead in Johannesburg on Wednesday.

What we know: Police spokesperson Brigadier Mathapelo Peters confirmed a case of murder was being investigated following the shooting of a 57-year-old man on Wednesday afternoon by unknown suspects in the Norwood policing precinct.

What we saw: News24 was on the scene hours after he was shot and spoke to witnesses who said they heard four gunshots before the suspects fled. One witness, who did not want to be identified, said a car had bumped into Munshi's vehicle and when he got out, he was shot in the chest.

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