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27 Dec 2019
7:10 pm

Man shot multiple times near Westville Mall in KZN

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Provincial police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala confirmed the incident, saying they were investigating a case of attempted murder.

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A man has been shot multiple times in his car by unknown suspects in Westville, KwaZulu-Natal, police have said.

Provincial police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala confirmed the incident, saying they were investigating a case of attempted murder.

“There was indeed a shooting [at the] corner of Buckingham Terrance and Mainstone Road in Westville. The man was shot by unknown suspects driving a vehicle.”

She said they could not yet confirm the extent of his injuries and that paramedics were on the scene.

Rescue Care paramedics spokesperson Garrith Jamieson said in a short statement a shooting incident had occurred near Westville Mall, adding it was believed one person had been shot multiple times. He added that a passenger had sustained minor injuries.

In late November, police thwarted a business robbery near Village Market, also in Westville.

After accosting employees at a business premises, assailants took an undisclosed amount of cash and left.

As they were attempting to flee the scene, they were confronted by the police and a shootout ensued, killing one suspect.

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