32-year-old man shot dead in the Eastern Region

A 32-year-old man has been shot dead by unidentified armed men at a filling station in Akyem Osiem in the Abuakwa South Municipality.

According to the Akyem Tafo District Police Crime Officer, ASP Fred Kpetigo, four men armed with pump action guns and a knife attacked Goodness Energy Filling station at Osiem, around 7:30 pm on Monday,

Nuhu Yashawu was shot dead

The armed men fired indiscriminately at the petrol station, killing 32-year-old, Nuhu Yashawu and 71-year-old man, Padmore Ofosu, who sustained gun wounds.

The robbers absconded with the night sales of the fuel station and a mobile phone.

The crime office said the Police retrieved five (5) empty cartridges at the scene.

The body of the deceased has been deposited at the Hawa Memorial hospital Mortuary Osiem, for autopsy whilst police commence investigations.

No arrest has yet been made.

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