A man was killed in an alleged drive-by shooting in Phoeinx on Friday afternoon. Picture: Reaction Unit SA
A man was killed in an alleged drive-by shooting in Phoeinx on Friday afternoon. Picture: Reaction Unit SA

Pedestrian hit by ’at least eight bullets’, dies on the scene in a drive-by shooting in Phoenix

By Jolene Marriah-Maharaj Time of article published Jan 14, 2022

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Durban -- A pedestrian was killed an alleged drive-by shooting incident on Friday afternoon.

According to Prem Balram from Reaction Unit SA, the unidentified man was shot multiple times in a drive-by shooting on Northside Drive in Caneside.

“Members of Reaction Unit South Africa arrived on scene at approximately 13:22pm and found KZN VIP in attendance.

“A man was lying on the road bleeding excessively from his injuries. On examination, he was found to be shot at least eight times in the body and head. He succumbed to his injuries on scene.”

Balram said, according to a witnesses, four occupants of a silver Toyota Corolla opened fire on the pedestrian before they sped off.

“Several spent 9mm cartridges were recovered.The motive for the shooting has not been established.”

The SAPS has been approached for comment.

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