- A man has been shot dead in an apparent hit at a Pretoria petrol station.
- A petrol attendant was wounded in the shooting.
- The gunman opened fire through the window of a white Toyota Etios before the vehicle sped off.
A man has been shot dead in his vehicle at a Pretoria filling station. Police have appealed to the public to come forward with any information that could help them apprehend the gunmen.
The shooting happened at a Total petrol station in Rosslyn on Wednesday at around 11:40. It also left a petrol attendant wounded.
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Police spokesperson, Lieutenant Colonel Mavela Masondo, said the 52-year-old murdered man "stopped at the petrol station when he was accosted by two armed suspects who fired shots at him, using rifles".
Video footage of the apparent hit showed a white Toyota Etios hatchback pulling up next to the victim's vehicle, a silver Ford EcoSport. A man in the passenger's seat then opened fire with a rifle, through an open window.
The vehicle was riddled with bullets.
After the shooting, the gunman appeared to take a photo before the vehicle sped off.
"Police are appealing to anyone who might have information that can help in the investigation or assist in the apprehension of the suspects to please call the nearest police station or Crime Stop on 08600 10111," Masondo added.