Second KZN drive-by shooting in less than 24 hours claims three lives

Three KwaZulu-Natal men have been killed in yet another apparent hit on Wednesday. According to the police, four people were repairing a car in Taylors Halt, outside Pietermaritzburg, when an unknown car pulled up next to them and opened fire. “The occupants in the vehicle opened fire towards them, fatally wounding three males. They are… Continue reading Second KZN drive-by shooting in less than 24 hours claims three lives

MEC calls for swift arrests after four killed in KZN drive-by shooting

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KwaZulu-Natal MEC for transport, community safety and liaison Bheki Ntuli has urged police to “leave no stone unturned” in finding the perpetrators of a drive-by shooting which left four dead and one injured near Durban on Tuesday. Unknown gunmen opened fire on four men aged between 40 and 56 in Adams Mission, south of Durban.… Continue reading MEC calls for swift arrests after four killed in KZN drive-by shooting

PMB man allegedly shot dead because of his GTI’s loud exhaust

A Pietermaritzburg family are seeking answers after the death of their son who was shot dead, allegedly because of the loud sound from his Golf GTI exhaust. Twenty-nine-year-old Kubendra Sholan Chinnadu’s funeral will took place at the Cedar Ridge crematorium yesterday. Police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele said a man had been arrested by Mountain Rise… Continue reading PMB man allegedly shot dead because of his GTI’s loud exhaust

ANC councillor killed in hail of bullets at his Umlazi home

An ANC councillor, Bhekithemba Phungula, was shot dead on Tuesday night by unknown gunmen. His murder comes just a few weeks after two other party leaders were gunned down. Phungula was the Ward 84 councillor and also a branch chairman. He was “killed in a hail of bullets by unknown assailants at his Umlazi home”,… Continue reading ANC councillor killed in hail of bullets at his Umlazi home

Cape traffic officer shot dead after allegedly arresting taxi driver – video

Cape Town – A traffic officer has been shot and killed after he allegedly arrested a taxi driver in Kensington, Cape Town, on Tuesday morning. According to statement by Western Cape police, the 49-year-old officer was killed in Acre Road in Kensington by a suspect who he had arrested for disobeying the rules of the… Continue reading Cape traffic officer shot dead after allegedly arresting taxi driver – video

Man shot dead on busy Pinetown street

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Durban – Police are investigating a shooting incident in which a 25-year-old man was killed on a busy street in Pinetown, west of Durban, on Tuesday. It is understood that the man, a bystander, was shot by members of a security company who were chasing smash-and-grab suspects. Police spokesperson Col Thembeka Mbele said the police… Continue reading Man shot dead on busy Pinetown street

Homeowner and his dog shot in Malvern house robbery

Durban – A homeowner and his dog have been hospitalised after they were shot during a house robbery in Malvern last night. Blue Security spokesperson Andreas Mathios said four men wearing balaclavas entered the house on Montgomery Road. “The resident’s wife was in the lounge which is an open plan to the kitchen. She heard… Continue reading Homeowner and his dog shot in Malvern house robbery

Two Pietermaritzburg prison officials found dead in their residence

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Durban – The Department of Correctional Services in KwaZulu-Natal has been shocked by the incident which led to the deaths of two married officials in Pietermaritzburg. The officials were declared dead after a shooting in their residence at Pietermaritzburg prison. “It has been reported that there was a gun shooting with a private firearm at… Continue reading Two Pietermaritzburg prison officials found dead in their residence

Cop killed, another critically injured in Durban shooting incidents

Durban – Two policemen have come under attack in separate incidents in Durban in the last 24 hours. Earlier today a police constable was shot while pursuing suspected robbers in the Musgrave, Berea area. According to Garrith Jamieson from Rescue Care Paramedics the serious shooting incident took place off Winterton Walk. Jamieson described the policeman… Continue reading Cop killed, another critically injured in Durban shooting incidents

Gunmen posing as parents shoot teacher at Durban school

Durban – A teacher was wounded on Wednesday when gunmen posing as parents opened fire at a Durban school, IOL reported. KwaZulu-Natal education MEC Kwazi Mshengu was expected to visit the Buhlebethu Primary School on Thursday morning. “The suspects suddenly opened fire, shot at, and injured an educator who was immediately taken to hospital for… Continue reading Gunmen posing as parents shoot teacher at Durban school