Man Killed In Drive By Shooting: Verulam – KZN
One person has been killed and a second person was injured during a drive by shooting on Neptune Drive in Verulam this morning.
At approximately 06:12 members of Reaction Unit South Africa were called out to the scene after receiving mulitple calls from the public reporting shots being fired in the area.
Upon arrival it was establised that a family of five which included two females were on their way to work in Umhlanga – KZN when the occupants of a white Fiat UNO pulled up next to their Mazda 3 and opened fire on them. The driver was shot in the leg while the front seat passenger was shot in the head.
The victims sped off and stopped at a general dealer for assistance. The two injured men were rushed to a private hospital. On arrival one of the men were pronounced deceased while the second victim is being treated for a gun shot wound to his leg.
The victims are residents of Trenance Park in Verulam and the motive for the shooting is yet to be established.