Man gunned down in Ocean View

Shot three times
A man was shot and killed in Swakopmund on Monday afternoon.
Adam Hartman
A man was gunned down by an unknown assailant in Swakopmund's Ocean View suburb on Monday afternoon.

Allegedly the deceased is a well-known businessman. Erongo 24/7 understands from well-placed sources that he was seemingly gunned down in front of his home while washing his car.

It would seem a vehicle pulled up in the vicinity, and a gunman got out and allegedly fired three shots before getting back into the vehicle and speeding away. According to preliminary findings, the victim was struck by a bullet in the face and stomach. Indications are that the incident was not a robbery attempt.

This publication also understands that the incident was captured on CCTV. The police are yet to make an official statement.