PORT ELIZABETH – Eastern Cape police say a man in his seventies was shot and killed at his home while sleeping. Seafield police are investigating a case of murder.
Police spokesperson, Captain Mali Govender said that police are appealing to the public to help them arrest the suspect.
“As [the husband] tried to alight, the suspect who was standing at the bedroom window, stuck his body through the window and shot the victim.”
The shooter the ran away.
The police have found an item of clothing, possibly belonging to the suspect.
Port Alfred’s Cluster Commander, Brigadier Morgan Govender said: “We are deeply shocked by this incident and extend our condolences to the family and friends of the victim. We make an appeal to the community to assist the SAPS with their investigation.”
No arrests have been made.
Anyone with information that could lead to the arrest of the suspect is asked to contact the Crime Stop number on 0860010111.
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