A 69 year old man has been shot dead by unknown people in Mufumbwe district.
The incident is believed to have happened on Monday at 19:00 hours in Kikonge area in Mufumbwe district.
North-western Province Commissioner of Police Hudson Namachila who confirmed the incident has identified the deceased as Samson Boma.
Mr Namachila said the deceased sustained gunshot wounds in the chest and a fractured left elbow.
He said two empty cartridges of an AK47 rifle suspected to have been used in the act were retrieved when Police visited the scene.
The Provincial Police Chief said the body has been deposited in Mufumbwe district hospital mortuary awaiting postmortem and a manhunt has since been launched for the assailants.