Horror as man is murdered in Birzebbuga drive-by shooting

Malta Police have launched a murder investigation after a man was brutally killed in Birzebbuga.

Two others were injured following a drive-by shooting on the outskirts of the town on Saturday night.

Police told 89.7 Bay they rushed to the scene in Quarry Street near Hal Far at around 11pm after one of the wounded victims managed to call the emergency services on his mobile.

Reports said that the shooter is still on the run and the motive for the killing is unclear.

Malta Today reported that the killer fired from a Toyota Starlet, which the police are also searching for.

Police have said that they are looking at CCTV footage to trace the car.

The three victims are migrant workers from Eastern Europe.

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