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Cape Town - Police are investigating a case of murder after an 18-year-old man was gunned down in Belhar on Sunday night.
Charley Appolis was crossing a park when he was approached by a man. Several shots were fired and Appolis was fatally wounded, police spokesman Captain FC van Wyk said.
The gunman fled. Police have not made any arrests. They were investigating if the incident was gang-related.
Witnesses told the Cape Argus Appolis had survived an attempt on his life a few weeks ago. They said the gunman fled the scene on a motorcycle.
Van Wyk said anyone with information on this incident, or the whereabouts of the gunman, should contact the investigating officer, Constable Thembaletu Xesi, at Belhar police at 021 953 8100 or Crime Stop at 08600 10111.