Durban - The management of Gateway Shopping Centre has sent its deepest condolences to the family of Kalvin Periasamy, who was shot dead in the shopping mall parking lot on Thursday morning.
The 30-year-old tow-truck and minibus taxi owner is allegedly the leader of the Phoenix Bloods gang. At the time of his death, Periasamy was standing trial for alleged drug dealing.
The mall’s campaign manager, Ayesha Sewbaran, confirmed a shooting occurred at the shopping centre.
“On arrival, paramedics attending to the scene pronounced the male deceased. The South African Police Service (SAPS) are on the scene and are investigating the incident.
“Gateway are assisting SAPS with their investigation and request that all queries are directed to the SAPS. Gateway management send their deepest condolences to the family,” she said.