Suspected robber killed in Havana

WINDHOEK: An unidentified man was fatally shot in Windhoek’s Havana informal settlement in the early hours of Thursday.

According to a report issued by Namibian Police Force (NamPol) spokesperson, Deputy Commissioner Kauna Shikwambi, witnesses were woken up by three gunshots and a person screaming around 02h00.

According to witnesses, the deceased appeared to have been involved in an attempted robbery.

‘One of the witnesses looked through a window and allegedly saw two suspects, one of whom was pointing a gun at the victim (deceased), who was trying to get up from the ground while screaming. The man pointing the gun was allegedly asking him why he wanted to rob him. The two suspects ran away. Upon the arrival of the police at the scene, they found the body of the deceased with a stone in his hand,’ Shikwambi said.

The deceased is unknown at this stage and there have been no arrests in the matter.

Police investigations continue.

Source: The Namibia Press Agency