Published: Thursday February 7, 2013 MYT 10:25:00 PM
Updated: Thursday February 7, 2013 MYT 10:27:08 PM
Debt collector gunned down inside car
By AUSTIN CAMOENS
SUBANG JAYA: A debt collector was gunned down inside his car which was driven by his wife near Taman Puchong Utama near here on Thursday.
Subang Jaya OCPD Asst Comm Yahaya Ramli said two men on a motorcycle stopped alongside the car at a traffic light junction near a hypermarket along Jalan PU7 at around 2pm.
He said they approached the car from the left where Lee Sam Ong was sitting and fired several shots at him before speeding off.
“Some of the shots hit the front windscreen of the Honda Accord car," ACP Yahaya said.
Earlier, Lee, 41, the wife and a younger brother had finished lunch in USJ4 and was heading towards an elder brother's house.
After the shooting, Lee's wife drove to the Columbia Hospital in Bandar Puteri Puchong where he was pronounced dead on arrival.
ACP Yahaya said Lee had gunshot wounds in the chest, neck, left arm and shoulder.
“We have acquired CCTV footage of the area to get a clearer picture of what happened,” he said.
He said Lee worked as a freelance debt collector and did not rule out the possibility that he was targeted.
Police have not establish a motive for the killing and the case is being investigated for murder.
Those with information on the case can contact the police hotline at 03-2052 9999 or the nearest police station.