Police investigating murder after man gunned down in Lenasia

Lenasia police are investigating a case of murder after a man was gunned down and another person wounded in the suburb. 

Police said they received a complaint of a shooting at the corner of the K43 Road and Nirvana Drive, Lenasia Extension 9 on Monday. 

On arrival at scene officers found a maroon Renault Kadjar which had lost control and rolled. 

The police’s Bafana Ndimande said the motive for murder is unknown at this stage.

“An unidentified Indian male was lying next to the motor vehicle. He sustained a gunshot wound on the upper body. The paramedics were summoned to the crime scene and certified the victim dead. The female passenger was taken to hospital for treatment. It was further alleged that the occupants in a Red Volkswagen Polo with unknown registration number shot the victim and he managed to drive Nirvana Drive, Lenasia Extension 5 where he lost control of his motor vehicle and it rolled.” 

Ndimande has urged anyone with information that may lead to the arrest of the perpetrators to contact the police. 

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