Police are investigating a case or murder after a mans body was found at the Thembelihle informal settlement in Lenasia.
Officers said they received a complaint of the body on Monday from residents who made the grim discovery.
The police’s Bafana Ndimande said the motive for the murder is unknown.
“The victim was estimated to be 25 years old. He sustained a gunshot wound on the upper body and one empty cartridge was found next to the body. The pathologists were summoned to the crime scene and they transferred the deceased to Diepkloof Government Mortuary.”
Ndimande has appealed to the community to assist police with information that may lead to the arrest of the perpetrators.