Wife watches in horror as husband shot in head

File photo

File photo

The couple were driving along a dirt road when they were accosted by two armed men.

A man was shot and killed in Motala Heights, KwaZulu-Natal on Tuesday morning, reports Highway Mail.

Blue Security’s community and media liaison officer Andreas Mathios said the motorist was driving with his wife along a dirt road in the neighbourhood when a gang of armed men ambushed them.

Two of the three suspects, who were lying in wait in a white Toyota Tazz behind dense foliage, jumped out and ambushed the couple.

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“One of the men pulled open the driver’s door and fired two shots at the male victim’s head.

“The men demanded cash and a firearm from the victim’s wife and fled the scene in the Tazz with a sum of cash and her cellphone,” said Mathios.

Paramedics declared the man dead at the scene. SAPS are investigating.

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