The scene of the fatal shooting.
A murder probe has been launched after the heinous killing of a 34-year-old man, who was shot dead during a robbery at the ‘Sand Pit’ informal settlement in Redcliffe, last week.
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A case of armed robbery is under investigation as well.
When local security company, Reaction Unit South Africa, responded to the scene, they found Verulam police in attendance as well.
The body of the man was found on the floor, next to his bed. He had sustained at least two gunshot wounds to his head.
Medics declared him dead at the scene.
It is alleged that the victim was having drinks with friends when three armed men held them up.
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The suspects robbed the victims of their cellphones and cash before firing multiple shots at the victim. The gunmen then fled the scene on foot.
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