Man fatally shot, 2 gunmen sought, Willow Dam, Uitenhage

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Man fatally shot, 2 gunmen sought, Willow Dam, Uitenhage
Man fatally shot, 2 gunmen sought, Willow Dam, Uitenhage

The South African Police Service in Uitenhage are investigating a case of murder after a 23-year-old man was fatally wounded in the upper body at 16:30 on Sunday, 16 February 2020.

Police were summoned to the scene at Willow Dam, Channer Street, Uitenhage, after two armed suspects allegedly shot at the 23-year-old as he was seated with a group of friends. The victim had multiple gunshot wounds in the upper body and was declared dead on the scene.

The suspects fled allegedly from the scene on foot. The motive for the murder is not known at this stage and the case is being investigated.

The acting Uitenhage Cluster Commander, Brig Ronald Koll has condemned the shooting incident and has instructed that the perpetrator/s must be brought to book.

Anyone who might be able to assist with any information about the shooting incident, may contact SAPS Uitenhage on 041 996 3438, 10111 or Crime Stop on 08600 10111. The name of the victim will be released after formal identification has been completed.

Callers may remain anonymous and all information will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.

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