11 Oct 2012

Police in Samoa hunt for killer of a taxi driver

7:21 am on 11 October 2012

The police in Samoa are searching for the killer of a local taxi driver.

Police say the 28 year-old driver was killed at gun point on Tuesday night outside a store at Vaitele.

They say the suspect, who was a passenger, allegedly shot the driver in the back of the head once they arrived at the store.

Another man, the brother of the deceased, who was in the taxi at the time, had also been threatened by the suspect.

Police are appealing to anyone who may have seen anything on the night of the killing.