Man killed in Durban drive-by shooting

Man killed in Durban drive-by shooting

A man has died in hospital following a drive-by shooting in the south of Durban.

Police crime scene

KwaZulu-Natal police say he was with a colleague in a tow truck in Merebank on Friday when a car pulled up next to them and its occupants opened fire.

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Spokesperson, Thembeka Mbele says the man - who's been identified as 24-year-old Brady Arumugan - jumped out of the truck and tried to escape the bullets.

"He was shot on the back and left leg. He collapsed and was taken to the Wentworth hospital together with the driver who's 30-years-old and was shot on the arm and lower body.

"The suspects are unknown, but it's known that there were four and they were driving a silver Polo," says Mbele. 

Cases of murder and attempted murder are being investigated.

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