Thursday 25 April, 2019

Bloody night: One shot dead in Belmont

A 27-year-old man was shot dead in Belmont on Tuesday night.

The deceased has been identified as Dwayne James of Belmont.

According to initial information, at about 11 pm on Tuesday, residents of Maryland Hill, Belmont, heard several loud explosions.

Upon investigating, they observed a vehicle parked along the roadway, with the engine still running.

Checks were made and James was found inside the car, bleeding heavily from a gunshot wound to his head.

The police and emergency health services were notified, however, by the time of their arrival, James had succumbed to his injuries.

Investigations are continuing. 

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