Two killed in separate residential shootings in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal

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Police on the scene of the shooting at a residence in Umlazi D section, Durban South.
Police on the scene of the shooting at a residence in Umlazi D section, Durban South.
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Two people were gunned down in separate residential shootings in Gauteng and KwaZulu-Natal on Thursday evening.

Netcare 911 paramedics responded to a shooting outside a residence in Evaton, Vereeniging, shortly before 20:00. A man had been shot multiple times while standing on the pavement outside a house.

"When medics arrived on the scene, they assessed the patient, who was found to have no signs of life and was sadly declared deceased on the scene," Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst said.

The scene of the fatal shooting incident outside a
The scene of the fatal shooting incident outside a residence in Evaton, Vereeniging.

In an unrelated incident shortly after 19:00 in Umlazi D section, Durban South, a man was shot and killed and a woman left in a critical condition when unknown gunmen allegedly entered their property and opened fire on them.

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"Netcare 911 paramedics assessed the scene and found that the adult male had sustained fatal injuries and was declared deceased on arrival. The adult female had sustained multiple gunshot wounds and was transported to hospital in a serious condition prior to the arrival of emergency services," Herbst said.

Herbst said police were present at both scenes and were investigating.


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