South African Player shot dead in carjacking incident

South African defender, Luke Fleurs, who played for Premier Soccer League side Kaizer Chiefs was shot dead on Wednesday night in a carjacking incident.

Fleurs’ death was confirmed by Kaizer Chiefs in a statement on Thursday.

It was gathered that the shooting took place at a petrol station in the Johannesburg suburb of Florida.

The 24-year-old was waiting to be attended to at the petrol station when the unknown gunmen approached him.

One of the suspects is reported to have fled the scene with the deceased car after the shooting.

“It is with a great deal of sadness that we announce that Kaizer Chiefs player, Luke Fleurs tragically lost his life last night during a hijacking incident in Johannesburg,” Kaizer Chiefs stated.

“Our thoughts and prayers are with his family and friends at this difficult time.

“The SAPS (South African Police Service) are handling the matter and further details will

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