Elderly man shot dead outside KwaZulu-Natal school




February 9 - A man was shot dead in unknown circumstances outside a school near Tongaat, north of Durban on Friday afternoon. Photo: Netcare 911

February 9 - A man was shot dead in unknown circumstances outside a school near Tongaat, north of Durban on Friday afternoon. Photo: Netcare 911

February 9 - A man was shot dead in unknown circumstances outside a school near Tongaat, north of Durban on Friday afternoon. Photo: Netcare 911 February 9 - A man was shot dead in unknown circumstances outside a school near Tongaat, north of Durban on Friday afternoon. Photo: Netcare 911

The circumstances leading up to the shooting are so far unknown.

A man was shot dead in unknown circumstances outside a school near Tongaat, north of Durban on Friday afternoon, paramedics said.

Netcare 911 paramedics responded to reports of a shooting opposite a school on the R617 in the Esnembe area, Netcare 911 spokesman Shawn Herbst said.

“Reports from the scene indicate that an elderly male sustained gunshot wounds to his head and neck. The patient was assessed on [the] scene by an advanced life support paramedic and found to have no signs of life and declared deceased on the scene.”

The circumstances leading up to the shooting were unknown, but South African Police Service officers were on the scene and would investigate, he said.

– African News Agency (ANA)

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