1 dead, another critically injured in Isipingo shooting

2019-06-24 16:39
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Police in KwaZulu-Natal (KZN) are on the hunt for three men who shot and killed a man who was sitting in a car in Isipingo Rail on Monday morning. 

The driver of the car was injured in the shooting.

Security company Alpha Alarms posted on its Facebook page that its officials, together with Metro Police and the SA Police Service in Ispingo, responded to the scene of a fatal shooting in Inwabi Road in Isipingo Rail.  

The company posted: "One person, believed to be a passenger in a van was shot dead whilst the driver, alleged to be a [taxi] rank manager, was also shot, and was rushed to hospital in a critical condition." 

"According to information, the driver and passenger were seated in the vehicle when they were allegedly approached by three men on foot who fired shots and fled. No description of the suspects could be obtained and the suspects fled on foot into the busy surroundings."

Police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Thulani Zwane said the incident took place at 08:00 on Monday. Zwane confirmed that one of the men had been taken to hospital for medical attention.

The motive for the shooting has not been determined, Zwane said.

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