Charlieville man shot dead in ambush

Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 06:45

A father of two was shot dead on Clark Road, Charlieville last night as he drove into his yard.

Reports indicate that Naiym Muhammed, 35, had returned from prayers around 8.10 Monday night and just arrived home.

Police say three men came out of a waiting car parked near to the house and ran into the yard, opening fire on Muhammed.

He was shot several times about his body while still in the vehicle.

Police recovered 26 shells at the scene. 

Muhammed was the father of two chldren aged 13-years-old and 10-months-old.

Officers of the Homicide Bureau are investigating.