Gunmen with pistols shot dead a young man at a pharmacy near the KPP neighborhood in Hodan district last night.
Witnesses reported that the men sped made drug buys from the pharmacy and then opened fire on the man selling the pharmacy, after the killing of the group escaped from the area.
Police at Hodan district police station arrived at the scene of the killing, but were unable to apprehend the assailants who fled the scene before the troops arrived.
Al Shabaab media outlets reported that the man killed, identified as Feisal Mohamed, was a government official, but did not elaborate on the whereabouts of the officer.
The security situation in Mogadishu appears to be deteriorating