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Booysens Park man shot dead in Govan Mbeki Avenue

May 15, 2018
Booysens Park man shot dead in Govan Mbeki Avenue

Police in Port Elizabeth are investigating a case of murder after a 45-year-old man from Booysens Park was shot dead outside his vehicle in Govan Mbeki Avenue, Port Elizabeth, on Monday afternoon. 

"It is alleged that at about 12:30, police was alerted to a shooting, which occurred as the victim was standing outside the driver’s side of his bakkie," said police spokesperson, Col Priscilla Naidu.

"It is further alleged that two men approached him and shots were fired at close range at him.

"The suspects then ran away."

She said that the man was taken to Greenacres hospital and passed away in hospital.

"Next of kin is yet to be notified. Motive for the shooting is unknown at this stage."