Fatal shooting at mall in Hammarsdale in KZN

Picture: Thinkstock

Picture: Thinkstock

A man was killed and a woman seriously wounded.

A man was shot dead and a woman was seriously wounded in a shooting incident at a shopping mall in Hammarsdale, west of Durban, on Saturday morning, paramedics said.

At about 9.15am, Netcare 911 responded to reports of a shooting at a clothing shop in a shopping centre in Hammarsdale, Netcare 911 spokesman Nick Dollman said.

“Paramedics from Netcare 911 and EMRS as well as the police and security all responded to the incident. Reports from the scene indicate that a female, in her 20s, had been shot more than once. Her injuries were serious and she was attended to by an advanced life support paramedic and stabilised at the scene before being transported by EMRS to hospital for further assessment and care.

A man, also in his 20s, had also been shot and died at the scene. Emergency services were currently on the scene and police were investigating, Dollman said.

– African News Agency (ANA)

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