Rapper Sandile Mkhize, popularly known as DJ Citi Lyts, has died.
Mkhize, a younger brother of the late rapper Linda “Prokid” Mkhize, was shot and killed in the early hours of Monday morning in Dube, Soweto, confirmed police.
Mkhize was with his friends when they were shot at by suspects driving in a silver VW Polo. The rapper was certified dead by paramedics.
In a statement, police confirmed opening a case of murder after a musician was hot and killed in Soweto.
“Gauteng police have launched a manhunt for suspects after a musician was shot and killed in Dube, Soweto, in the early hours of Monday February 14 2022. Police were called to a murder scene in Dube at approximately 2am and on arrival they found a 32-year-old man that was lying on the ground with gunshot wounds on the upper body. He was certified dead by the paramedics,” said Lt-Col Mavela Masondo.
Police said the motive for the killing is still unknown and they are still searching for the suspects.