Dad shot dead for a R5

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Cape Town - A baby has been left without a father after his dad was killed over R5 while riding his horse and cart.

Scrap metal collector Cameron Fisher, 21, was attacked on Wednesday night in Netreg – allegedly by someone known to him.

Witnesses told the family they saw the suspect climb onto the cart and ask for money before he drew a gun and shot Cameron.

The Kreefgat man was hit in the back of his neck.

His ouma Olga Powell, 85, held Cameron’s 11-month-old baby boy Cameron Jr in her arms as she explained she had been waiting for him to come home when she heard he was murdered.

“He promised he would buy me a cooldrink and I waited for him and then he never came back,” says Olga sobbing.

“It wasn’t even five minutes and then people came to tell us he had been shot and killed.”

Cameron’s soft-spoken mom Vivian Fisher, 57, has been left devastated by her son’s murder.

“I am now left with three children, I’m really going to miss him.”

Cops confirm no one has yet been arrested.

“The circumstances surrounding his death are being investigated,” says Lieutenant Colonel Andrè Traut.

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