Zimbabwe Police release report on today’s shooting in Harare

The Zimbabwe Republic Police would like to confirm the death of a 40 year old man following a shooting incident that occurred at the corner of Angwa Street and Nkwame Nkrumah near QV Pharmacy, Harare today, 10 October 2018 in the morning.

Circumstances are that a 24 year old man parked his Subaru car at the corner of Angwa Street and Nkwame Nkrumah, Harare and left his two sisters in the car whilst carrying out business in the Central Business District. Five men approached the sisters who “vere seated in the Subaru car and demanded that the car be removed from where it was parked.
A dispute arose and the two sisters called the owner of the vehicle to come back.

When the owner of the vehicle came back, a scuflle ensued resulting in the Owner of the Subaru vehicle drawing out a pistol. He then fired a shot which resulted in the death of the 40 year old man.

The mob that had gathered then became violent and set on fire the Subaru vehicle. The police quickly moved in and managed to arrest the 24 year old man and the four men who had incited the violence.

The Zimbabwe Republic Police would like to warn members of the public to desist from interfering with movement of traffic and allocation of parking space for motor vehicles in the Central Business Districts. The law will certainly take its course on people who engage in activities bent on hindering the maintenance of law and order. The Zimbabwe Republic Police is continuing to carry out investigations in this unfortunate shooting incident.

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