Woman found with multiple gunshot wounds on Durban highway

woman shot on m7 highway

Durban – A woman with multiple gunshot wounds to her body has been found dumped on the M7 highway just before the Main Road off-ramp on Wednesday evening.

Rescue Care’s Garrith Jamieson said paramedics were on the scene about 4.45pm.

The incident took place on the eastbound carriageway of the M7 between the Hand Dettman Highway and Main Road offramps.

She was shot about 10 times.

“At this stage it appears that a female has been shot multiple times and left on the roadside,” said Jamieson.

KZN police were not immediately available to comment.

Meanwhile, in Verulam a 65-year-old man was shot in an apparent hit near the Verulam Family court.

It is alleged that the man was walking to court with his wife when a lone gunman confronted and shot him in the head.

Activist Yousuf Deedat, shot in apparent hit outside Verulam court

A Reaction Unit South Africa officer who witnessed the shooting pursued the suspect but he jumped into a waiting getaway car and fled the scene.

The man is recovering in a private hospital.

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