Man shot in head in Brits street

A man was shot in the head on his way to work in a street in Brits on Thursday morning.

The man was walking on the corner of Magaliesberg and Merensky Avenue on his way to work around 06:30 when he was shot by four armed men. “According to information on the scene, the man saw four men walking in the road. He did not want to walk alone and asked if he could join them. One of the men pulled out a firearm and shot him in the back of the head,” said Quintin Dunn of PPS Security that was on the scene.
The man was robbed of his belongings and the four suspects fled. The man was taken to hospital by ambulance. The Brits police were on the scene and are investigating the shooting.