Man gunned down in Amanzimtoti shooting

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A man was killed and another man injured when their vehicle was peppered with high caliber bullets in Amanzimtoti on Saturday.

THE SHOOTING HAPPENED ON SATURDAY MORNING

Emer-G-Med spokesperson Kyle van Reenen said paramedics were called to the Amanzimtoti area to assist ET Rapid Response at a shooting incident just after 11:00.

He said multiple shots had been fired in what appears to be a hit.

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“On arrival on the scene, a grey Volkswagen hatchback was found peppered with high caliber bullets.

“A man was found approximately fifty meters from the vehicle at the entrance to a convenience store with fatal gunshot wounds,” Van Reenen said.

‘MULTIPLE SHOTS HAD BEEN FIRED IN WHAT APPEARS TO BE A HIT’

The man was declared dead on the arrival of paramedics.

“The motive for the shooting and the events preceding it are unclear and will form the subject of a South African Police Services investigation.”

He furthermore said another man who was injured in the shooting has been rushed to hospital privately.

Police could not yet confirm the shooting or provide more information.

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