Fatal Shooting on Philadelphia Farm

A farmer from Philadelphia died after being shot during the early hours of Saturday morning.

According to police spokesperson Captain FC van Wyk four men, who wore balaclavas, entered the homestead at about 00:20 on Saturday morning. The owners were having a party at the time.

The farmer “approached” the men, and was shot. The suspects fled on foot from the scene, says Captain van Wyk. The farmer was taken to a nearby hospital where he later died. The motive for the shooting is unknown. A murder case has been registered for investigation.
Anyone with information about this shooting incident is requested to contact Crime Stop on 08600 10111.



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