This Man Cheated Death After Getting Shot 5 Times At The KL-Seremban Highway
Two unidentified suspects who were riding a motorcycle fired six shots at a man who was driving along the Kuala Lumpur-Seremban highway today.
Five struck the victim but fortunately, he survived the horrific incident.
Local media reported that the shooting happened at about 8.15am, during rush hour traffic.
Kuala Lumpur police chief Datuk Amar Singh Ishar said that there were four shots from the right side and two from the left side of the car.
He added that the victim sustained two wounds on his hand, two at his neck and another on his chest.
It was reported that the 40-year-old victim was on his way to work when the assailants began firing
The victim, who is a general manager at a health company, was travelling from Desa Petaling to his office in Bandar Sri Damansara on a Nissan Teana.
MyNewsHub identified the man as Low Aik Joon.
Police said that Low was sent to University Kebangsaan Malaysia Medical Centre, and he is in a stable condition.
"We are still investigating the motive and efforts to identify the suspects are being made," explained Kuala Lumpur police chief Datuk Amar Singh Ishar, as reported by Malay daily Berita Harian.
He added that the case is currently being investigated under Section 307 of the Penal Code for attempted murder.
A similar incident took place earlier this month at Shah Alam, when a businessman was gunned down by a hitman on a motorcycle
The 43-year-old businessman was shot dead in his vehicle near Sungai Rasau Toll Plaza on 16 June.
Investigations found 10 gunshots were fired at the vehicle, six at the victim.
District Police Chief Assistant Commissioner Shafien Mama said police believed the shooter was a professional, judging by the accuracy of his shots.