State witness shot by 17-year-old

Four men arev wanted in connection with a bread truck robberry.

Johannesburg Central Cluster Crime Combating Unit arrested a 17-year-old for a murder at Westbury on October 9, at about 4pm.

“It is alleged that the suspect shot a 50-year-old man several times in the upper body at Steytler Street in Westbury,” said Captain Xoli Mbele of the Johannesburg Central SAPS.

The victim was taken to hospital where he later died. The motive for the shooting is not yet known.

“The deceased was supposed to be a witness  the following day at the Sophiatown Magistrates’ Court for a case of attempted murder that took place at Steytler Street Westbury on December 16, 2016. On the day, four men were shot and taken to hospital,” Mbele added.

Police investigation is underway and the suspect will appear soon in the Sophiatown Magistrates’ Court.

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