Uitenhage - An 18-year-old boy was shot dead while running down Mvila Street in Uitenhage with a group of teenagers, Eastern Cape police said on Friday.

“The teenager was wounded in the chest last night (Thursday) at 6.30pm. Daluxolo Mbangi passed away on the scene,” said Warrant Officer Gerda Swart.

“No arrests were made and police are investigating a case of murder.”

Swart said no one else was injured. - Sapa