Preliminary information revealed that the deceased walking along the Old Montrose Public Road towards his place of abode when he was accosted by a masked assailant with a gun who shot him multiple times in his upper body and head. Peters was pronounced deceased at the scene by a medical practitioner.
The crime scene was processed by members of the Crime Scene Unit and items of evidential value were collected.
A postmortem examination is expected to be carried out on the deceased to ascertain the exact cause of death. The RSVGPF expresses its deepest condolences to all those who are negatively affected by this fatal shooting.
Anyone with information that can assist the police with this and other investigations is encouraged to call 999/911, the Officer in charge of the Criminal Investigations Department (CID) at 1-784- 457-1211 ext. 4837, 4856 or 4859; the Major Crime Unit at 1-784-457-1211 ext. 4876 or, any police station or police officer you are comfortable speaking with.
All information received would be treated confidentially. Investigations into the matter are ongoing.