The Media Foundation for West Africa (MFWA) says it is shocked by the news of the killing by unknown assailants of Ahmed Hussein Suale, said to be a member of the investigative team of journalist, Anas Aremeyaw Anas.
The MFWA has unreservedly condemned the killing and called on the police to promptly and thoroughly investigate the incident to bring the perpetrators to book, a statement issued by MFWA said on Thursday.
Mr Suale reportedly died instantly after being shot in the chest and neck by gunmen who were reported to have sped away on motor bicycles after the act.
The incident reportedly happened at around 2300 hours on Wednesday night at Madina, a suburb of Accra.
The body of Suale has been sent to the Police Hospital in Accra for autopsy.