SUBURB: UNHLANGA RIDGE
At approximately 21:30 Marshall Security received a call for a shooting at a business premises in Palm Boulevard, in the suburb of Umhlanga Ridge, north of Durban.
Reports from the scene indicate that as a business owner was leaving his workplace, he was approached by three men. One of the men drew a firearm and fired a shot, striking the man in the neck, before fleeing the scene.
Netcare 911 advanced life support paramedics worked to stabilize the man on scene, before rushing him to nearby Umhlanga Hospital for further specialist care. He remains in a critical condition.
At this stage the motive for the shooting is unknown and will form subject of a South African Police Services investigation.
The scene was secured and handed over to the SAPS for further investigation and processing.
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