One person died and two people were injured during a drive by shooting on Chief Albert Luthuli Street in KwaDukuza, northern KwaZulu-Natal on Wednesday afternoon.
According to IPSS Medical who was at the scene, they found three people inside a car with gunshot wounds.
Spokesperson for IPSS Medical, Dylan Meyrick, said one person was stabilised and airlifted to an appropriate facility. The other person was taken to a nearby hospital.
“Unfortunately the third victim succumbed to their injuries and was declared on scene,” said Meyrick.
Residents who witnessed the shooting said it was traumatic. One of the residents who asked not to be named said she had never seen anything like that.
“It all happened so fast and the sound of gunshots sounded so terrible. It was a scary and traumatic scene,” she said.