One person died and another person was injured during a shooting at a shopping centre in KwaMashu, north of Durban on Wednesday, paramedics said

Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst said that paramedics responded to reports of a shooting at around 3.48pm.

“Reports from the scene indicate that a male believed to be in his twenties sustained a fatal gunshot wound while sitting in the passenger seat of a car in a suspected robbery. The patient was assessed and sadly declared deceased on scene by an advanced life support paramedic,” Herbst said.

“An adult female patient believed to be a family member and the driver of the vehicle was transported by another ambulance service to hospital in a stable condition after sustaining a gunshot wound to her right leg.”

Herbst said that the circumstances leading up to the shooting were not known and police were on the scene.

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KwaZulu-Natal police were not immediately available for comment.

Author: ANA Newswire