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Nosipho Gumede
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14 Feb 2022
16:58

KZN man critical after being shot in head

Nosipho Gumede

A KZN man is in a critical condition after he was shot in the back of his head in KwaDabeka, Pinetown, west of Durban on Monday morning.

A KZN man is in a critical condition after he was shot in the back of his head in KwaDabeka, Pinetown, west of Durban on Monday morning.

Netcare 911 spokesperson, Shawn Herbst, said reports indicated that residents had heard a noise in the bush and went to investigate.

“After locating where the noise had come from, they found an adult male unresponsive in a pool of blood.”

He said when medics arrived on scene, they found that the man had sustained critical injuries after being shot in the back of his head.

The man was treated on scene by Netcare 911 emergency care practitioners and once stabilised was rushed through to hospital for further care.

Herbst said circumstances leading up to the shooting would be investigated by the relevant authorities.