Owner of Max's Lifestyle shot outside his establishment in Umlazi
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DURBAN - A WELL known restaurateur and owner of Umlazi’s popular tourist attraction Max's Lifestyle, Max Mqadi, was shot and injured outside his establishment earlier this evening.
Well placed sources told The Mercury that Mqadi, who is regarded as the pioneer of township tourism in Durban, was shot in the leg as he left his Umlazi based business on Thursday evening.
“Fortunately he survived and is being treated in a Durban hospital,” the source said.
According to a report on a Facebook page called Task Force Protection Services two suspects fired shots when Mqadi entered the vehicle.
“He managed to drive to Florida Road, Morningside. He was then taken to hospital, he sustained four gunshot wounds.
Aibo Max Mqadi, the owner of Max's Lifestyle was shot several times in his car 😩. Oh Bawo ibanaye 🙏 #ThandiModise #Phori #Gqeberha #Anele #DrMusa #Hlomu #Ufelani #HoneycombChallenge pic.twitter.com/XEwdoIkIB2— Mam'Yangchaza 👑 (@MaZuluOmuhlez) October 14, 2021
Max's Lifestyle owner, Max Mqadi, has been rushed to hospital after he was shot several times while leaving his establishment in Umlazi.— Siyauyazi Mshengu (@realsiyauyazi) October 14, 2021
According to Police Spokesperson Colonel Themba Mbele - two men approached him and fired shots but he managed to drive off. pic.twitter.com/yEd9DFtour