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Rustenburg – A 35-year-old Ethiopian national was shot dead by four unknown men at Boikhutso, near Lichtenburg, North West police said on Friday.

Major Pelonomi Makau said the man was shot at his shop on Thursday.

“The victim was inside his tuck-shop when suspects wearing balaclavas allegedly entered and pointed [a firearm at] him. They allegedly shot the victim in his chest and they fled the scene. According to the information available at this stage the victim was with his shop assistant when the incident occurred,” she said.

Nothing was taken from the shop and the men were still at large.

African News Agency