A man believed to be in his late thirties was airlifted to hospital after he was shot multiple times at the KwaDabeka Hostel, West of Durban, on Monday.
Netcare 911 and SAPS were on scene.
Shawn Herbst, Netcare 911’s spokesperson, said the man is a plumber and he was working on repairs at the hostels when he was shot multiple times.
“The man was found to be in a critical condition and required advanced life support intervention to stabilise him,” said Herbst.
He added that the man was airlifted to hospital by a Netcare 911 helicopter air ambulance.