The scene of the shooting. Picture: Rescue Care Paramedics
The scene of the shooting. Picture: Rescue Care Paramedics

Man shot dead at Durban intersection, motive unknown

By Jolene Marriah-Maharaj Time of article published Dec 7, 2020

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Durban - Police are investigating the motive behind the shooting of a man at a busy intersection in Durban on Friday afternoon.

Police spokesperson Colonel Thembeka Mbele said a 26-year-old man was driving along Argyle Road and Ruth First Avenue when he was fatally shot by unknown people.

“He sustained multiple gunshot wounds on the body. The motive for the killing is unknown.”

Mbele said a case of murder was opened at Durban central police station for investigation.

Rescue Care media spokesperson Rowan Scandroglio said paramedics arrived on the scene to find that a man who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds.

“The man was assessed on the scene by paramedics. However, he showed no signs of life and he was declared deceased on the scene.”

Scandroglio said events leading up to the incident were unknown.

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