Security guard killed in Ballito robbery

2016-08-11 06:00
The scene at Tongaat Toll Plaza. Photo: Reaction Unit SA

The scene at Tongaat Toll Plaza. Photo: Reaction Unit SA

Multimedia   ·   User Galleries   ·   News in Pictures Send us your pictures  ·  Send us your stories

A SECURITY guard was killed during a robbery in Ballito on Tuesday morning, paramedics said. Security guards from two companies had arrived on the scene early in the morning and there was a shooting, said IPSS Medical Rescue’s Paul Herbst.

One of the two guards died on the scene, the other was injured. Netcare 911 spokesperson Chris Botha said they found the dead security guard still seated in his vehicle.

In a dramatic turn of events, emergency services received a call of a seriously injured man who had collapsed at the Tongaat Toll Plaza. He had been shot multiple times.

He had allegedly been at the Ballito shooting and had sustained serious injuries. He was taken to hospital under police guard.

- News24.

Join the conversation!

24.com encourages commentary submitted via MyNews24. Contributions of 200 words or more will be considered for publication.

We reserve editorial discretion to decide what will be published.
Read our comments policy for guidelines on contributions.
NEXT ON NEWS24X

Inside News24

 
ADVERTORIAL
Competition regulation for a growing and inclusive economy

ADVERTORIAL: The Competition Commission of South Africa is conducting advocacy work in the South African automotive aftermarket industry and has gazetted a Draft Code of Conduct for public comment.

/News
Traffic Alerts
There are new stories on the homepage. Click here to see them.
 
English
Afrikaans
isiZulu

Hello 

Create Profile

Creating your profile will enable you to submit photos and stories to get published on News24.


Please provide a username for your profile page:

This username must be unique, cannot be edited and will be used in the URL to your profile page across the entire 24.com network.

Settings

Location Settings

News24 allows you to edit the display of certain components based on a location. If you wish to personalise the page based on your preferences, please select a location for each component and click "Submit" in order for the changes to take affect.




Facebook Sign-In

Hi News addict,

Join the News24 Community to be involved in breaking the news.

Log in with Facebook to comment and personalise news, weather and listings.