Durban: At approximately 12H26 Sunday afternoon Netcare 911 responded to reports of a shooting on the M25 Curnick Ndlovu Highway.
Reports from the scene indicate that an armed robbery had occurred at a busy shopping centre in the Phoenix area.
Whilst the suspects were been chased by responding police a shootout had occurred.
Paramedics from Netcare 911 and EMRS treated two patients who had sustained multiple gunshot wounds.
The Department of Health Red Cross Air Mercy Services Helicopter was called in to airlift one of the patients believed to be in his twenties.
The scene has been secured by the South African Police Services who will be investigating the incident.