A man was shot dead in his bed at Saulsville Hostel in Pretoria in the early hours of yesterday, police said.
"He was found with three bullet wounds to the head," police spokesman Captain Thomas Mufamadi said.
"The person who slept on a bed on the opposite side of the room said he did not see who shot him, but only heard the gunshots. By the time he woke up nobody was in sight."
The motive for the shooting was not known. - Sapa