Murder in Valencia

Tuesday, May 9, 2017 - 14:15

Police are investigating the murder of a man in Valencia this afternoon.

The man, who was not immediately identified, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Shortly after midday police responded to reports of gunshots heard at Claudia Drive near the district's post office.

Officers responded and found the body of a man in the street.

A district medical officer examined the body and ordered the removal to the Forensic Sciences Centre.

The killing took the murder toll to 179.