Man shot several times outside convenience store in Petaling Jaya

PETALING JAYA (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - A man walked out of a convenience store here after buying a pack of cigarettes and was shot several times in the stomach on Monday (Oct 15).

In the 4.50pm incident on Monday, the 35-year-old man was seen leaving the store at Casa Tropicana Condominium in Jalan Persiaran Tropicana when the shooting occurred.

Petaling Jaya OCPD Assistant Commander Mohd Zani Che Din said the gunman was described as fair-skinned, around 1.7m tall, and dressed in white and black.

He said the man fled the scene in a waiting white car after the shooting.

"We believe that he may have had an accomplice waiting in the car for him," ACP Mohd Zani said when met at the scene.

The victim was rushed to University Malaya Medical Centre for treatment.

Police are investigating the motive for the shooting while recording statements from witnesses and studying CCTV footage in the area.

Anyone with information is urged to contact the police.