Pietermaritzburg - A man was shot dead in Sweet Waters, Pietermaritzburg, on Friday, paramedics said.

Netcare 911 spokeswoman Santi Steinmann was unable to provide further details.

In an e-mail, the KwaZulu-Natal police media desk confirmed the shooting.

“We can confirm the incident but members are still at the scene. As soon as they return we will supply you with information,” police said.

Sapa