Man shot dead during house robbery

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Limpopo Police have launched a manhunt after a man was shot dead during a robbery,Picture: Gallo Images

The police in Limpopo have launched a manhunt for suspects after a 43-year-old man was fatally shot during a robbery outside Mokopane.

Collins Baker was shot and killed during a robbery at his house in Elandskraal outside Mokopane in Limpopo yesterday. It’s understood, suspects gained entry into his’s house through a back window while the deceased and his wife were asleep.

“They ransacked the victim’s house, stole cash and a Toyota Land Cruiser before shooting the deceased in the head where he died instantly,” provincial police spokesperson Moatshe Ngoepe said.

Ngoepe said the Baker’s wife was found with no visible injuries, however, she was taken to the hospital because she could not talk when the police found her.

He said the vehicle was later found abandoned a few kilometres from the house.

“The suspects are unknown and still at large.”

Anyone with information can contact Captain Richard Boshomane on 084 322 1341 or call the Crime Stop number 0860010111 or SMS Crime Line on 32211.

-TNA Reporter

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