Man shot five times in Lavender Hill

A 23-year-old man died after being shot five times in the upper body in De Waal Court in Lavender Hill on Thursday May 18.

Warren Johannes of De Waal Court was declared dead on the scene.

Steenberg police officers patrolling at about 10pm were stopped by residents who informed them that someone had been shot in the court.

The officers found a man lying face down and covered in blood.

Twelve cartridges and one fragment of a bullet was retrieved. There have been no arrests and Steenberg police have opened a case of murder.

Anyone with information about the incident can call Steenberg police at 021 702 9000 or Crime Stop at 0860 010 111.