Two men shot while trying to stop hijacking

2010-05-21 16:27

Two men were shot and wounded while trying to assist the victims of

a hijacking on North Coast road in Durban.

“The one man was shot in the pelvis and the other shot in the

chest. They were in a critical condition,” said Netcare 911 spokesman Jeff


Wicks said the men noticed a group of men trying to hijack a car in


“They got outside their vehicle and tried to assist. The hijackers

allegedly shot them,” said Wicks.

Members of the community saw what was happening and assaulted one

of the hijackers.

The two men were rushed to hospital, Wicks said.

Police were not immediately available to provide further details.

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