Johannesburg - A man, believed to be an architect, died after being shot multiple times outside a law firm in Newtown on Tuesday morning.
After being shot, the man's lifeless body lay on the pavement, metres away from his car outside the building alleged to be his work place.
According to Johannesburg Police spokesperson Constable Moloto Kgatla, allegations are that the man had just parked his car outside his workplace when he was ambushed by an unknown suspect who shot him several times.
Kgatla added that after the shooting the suspect jumped into a white motor vehicle and fled the scene.
Kgatla confirmed that police opened a case of murder. He said the motive behind the shooting was unknown but that they were investigating.