22/03/2007 11:53 - (SA)
Johannesburg - A man was shot dead in a burglary at his Constantia home, Cape Town police on Thursday.
Inspector Bernadine Steyn said Dennis Nixon, 59, and his wife were at home on Tuesday evening when they were attacked by three men, who apparently broke in through an open window.
Steyn said Nixon was shot in the neck and died on the scene. His wife was not injured.
The attackers took cellphones and jewellery and fled on foot.
No arrests have been made.