Motorist shot dead in Johor

SERI ALAM - A man was gunned down while he was driving along Jalan Teratai 32 in Taman Johor Jaya here on Thursday night.

The yet to be identified victim, believed to be in his late 20s or early 30s, was found dead in a Proton Perdana with gunshot wounds to the head about 8.25pm.

The deceased was sent to Sultan Ismail Hospital for a post-mortem.

District police chief Superintendent Roslan Zainuddin said the victim was shot four times at close range.

Investigators believe the weapon used was a 9mm semi-automatic based on bullet casings found at the scene.

Police are not ruling out the possibility that the shooting may be gang-related.