Police hunt for Maraisburg shooters

It's understood the victim was approached by armed men who opened fire on him before fleeing the scene.

FILE: It's understood the victim was approached by armed men who opened fire on him before fleeing the scene. Picture: Sxc.hu.

JOHANNESBURG - Gauteng police are searching for two suspects after a man was shot dead near his place of work in Maraisburg on the West Rand.

It's understood the man was approached by the armed men who opened fire on him before fleeing the scene.

Authorities say nothing was taken from the victim and the motive for the murder is still unclear.

Paramedics say the man was declared dead on the scene on Millward Street.

Netcare 911's Santi Steinmann says, "Upon arrival on scene they found that a man, believed to be in his twenties, tragically lost his life following the incident."