Five wounded in Mount Edgecombe shooting
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Five wounded in Mount Edgecombe shooting

Five people have been shot and wounded at a shopping centre in Mount Edgecombe, north of Durban.

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It's understood an armed gang opened fire during a robbery at the Whitehouse Shopping Centre a short while ago.

Netcare911 spokesperson Chris Botha is on the scene and says it's been chaotic.

"One of the people shot had driven chasing suspects. About a kilometre away we had picked him up with a serious gunshot wound. The others were all found at the shopping centre. 

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"There is big contingency of police and security at the moment. Everything is cordoned off and an investigation has started," he said.  

More details on the incident to follow.

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