Former South African star,Marc Batchelor gunned down while driving


Marc Batchelor

Former South African football star,Marc Batchelor, has reportedly been shot dead by unknown gunmen in Johannesburg in his car.

Marc Batchelor, former Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates player, was gunned down in his car on Monday evening, police confirmed.

He was fatally shot when two gunmen on motorbikes opened fire on his vehicle in Olivedale, according to reports.

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The motive for the attack is not yet known and a murder investigation has been launched, South African news broadcaster eNCA reported.

Images circulated on social media showed a bullet-riddled window on what was reported to be Mr Batchelor’s vehicle.

According to the Police spokesman Lungelo Dlamini who confirmed the incident to Soccer Laduma he was shot by two unknown bike men

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“Yes, he was shot this evening by two men on a motorbike.”

“He died in his vehicle and nothing was taken. The motive is yet to be established, but we are investigating, Dlamini said.


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