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PORT ELIZABETH - Port Elizabeth police in the Eastern Cape on Tuesday said that they were investigating a case of murder after a 43-year-old man was discovered dead with multiple gun shot wounds. 

Police spokesperson, Colonel Priscilla Naidu said the Visible Gang Intervention Team was patrolling on Tuesday when they saw a group of people standing in Rensburg Street in Bethelsdorp.

Naidu said when police stopped they saw a man lying on the ground who had sustained several gunshot wounds. 

The motive for the killing is unknown.

The deceased was identified as Marlon Koopman.

No arrests have been made. 

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African News Agency (ANA)