Man shot dead after he and his father went to investigate a suspected robbery at a neighbor’s house in Rocky Crest residential area

WINDHOEK: A 32-year-old man was shot dead on Friday after he and his father went to investigate a suspected robbery at a neighbour’s house in the Rocky Crest residential area of the capital.

Adrian Burger was struck in the stomach by the same bullet which hit his father, Allen Burger, 62, on the right elbow.

The Namibian Police Force’s Sergeant Slowgan Matheus told the media today the Burgers heard commotion in a flat at Bela Rosa Carolina Flats in Rocky Crest, put on their flat lights and emerged from their flat to investigate the noise.

The suspect allegedly fired at the two men while fleeing.

Adrian Burger died on the spot while being attended to by paramedics.

In a separate incident also in the Khomas Region, a 22-year-old man identified as Mario Cloete was stabbed with a sharp object in the chest and died upon arrival at the Katutura State Hospital on Saturday.

The incident took place between 22h00 to 23h00 along Zedekias Ogamb Street in the Gemeente location.

His next of kin have been informed, and police investigations into the matter continue.

SOURCE: NAMPA