A 47 years old man of Namwala district was yesterday shot dead near his house by an unknown person.
According to Namwala Police the man named Paulson Shakopa was shot dead by an unknown person around 20:00 hrs of 25th May 2015.
This was after the unknown man trespassed through Shakopa’s yard.
Shakopa gave chase to the unknown man who retaliated and shot him in the process and the suspect escaped.
Police in Namwala have since launched a man hunt and have appealed to anyone with information to report to the nearest police station.
The body of the deceased is laying in Namwala mortuary awaiting burial.