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 A man was shot dead while sitting in his car at an intersection on Monday afternoon in Parktown, Johannesburg, paramedics said.

"Reports from the scene indicate that and adult male had sustained multiple gunshot wounds while sitting in his car at the intersection. The vehicle moved forward and went down an embankment into a park. The patient was assessed on scene by a Netcare 911 emergency care practitioner and found to have no signs of life and declared deceased on the scene," said Netcare 911 spokesman Shawn Herbst.

A police investigation into the killing was underway.

African News Agency