IYOH: 'Stingy' man kills homeless guy over pizza!

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A homeless man has been killed for asking for a slice of pizza.
A homeless man has been killed for asking for a slice of pizza.

A HOMELESS man has been shot and killed after being denied a slice of pizza.

The incident happened in White River, Mpumalanga on Saturday, 25 March.

Police spokesman Brigadier Selvy Mohlala said police heard a gunshot at around 7pm near the police station.

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"They then went to investigate, where they found a group of people on the road and a lifeless body of a man lying down.

"They discovered that he was shot on the chest and hand by a 39-year-old man who was also on the scene.

"It is said that the victim allegedly asked for pizza from the suspect who refused to give him.

"Then the victim assaulted the suspect with a chain. It is further alleged that the suspect drew his firearm and shot him. The victim is estimated to be in his late 40s."

He said emergency officials were called to the scene but he was unfortunately certified dead.

"The suspect was arrested and charged for murder. The firearm as well as his firearm licence were confiscated for further investigation," he said 

Police urged anyone with information that can assist in tracing the man's family to call the CrimeStop number at 08600 10111 or send information via MYSAPSAPP.

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