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PE man in hospital after being shot several times in broad daylight

Mar 13, 2019
PE man in hospital after being shot several times in broad daylight

Police in Port Elizabeth are investigating after a 44-year-old man was allegedly shot several times while standing outside his building on Tuesday.

According to police information, at about 11:45, the victim was standing talking to someone at the corners of Elizabeth and Govan Mbeki Avenue in North End, Port Elizabeth.

"An unknown male approached him and fired several shots at him," described police spokesperson, Col Priscilla Naidu.

"The male then got into a white Nissan bakkie (no canopy) further down the road and drove off."

She said that the injured person was taken to hospital by private transport.

"The motive for the shooting is not yet known and police are investigating a case of attempted murder."

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