Man killed in hit-style shooting in Boksburg

A gunman sped off in Volkswagen Polo after shooting a man numerous times.

Police are looking for a gunman who killed a 38-year-old man in a hit-style shooting in the Boksburg CBD.

According to police, the killer approached the deceased on the corner of Commissioner and Short streets on Wednesday and shot him multiple times at close range before fleeing the scene.

The gunman was reportedly seen running towards Short Street, where he was seen jumping into a getaway car (a white VW Polo) before it sped off.

Ekurhuleni district SAPS spokesperson Captain Neldah Sekgobela says: “The police arrived at the scene just after noon and found the unresponsive victim, described as a black male, lying on his back.”

He had multiple gunshot wounds in the upper body and was certified dead on the scene.

The motive for the shooting is unknown.

The shooter is 1.8m tall and was wearing a navy jacket and blue jeans.

The Boksburg police appeal to anyone with information about the shooting to come forward. Anyone with information can call the Boksburg SAPS on 011 841 6899 (community service centre), 011 841 6858 (detective branch) or Crime Stop on 08600 10111.

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