Taxi driver shot in head in Verulam

Taxi driver shot in head in Verulam

Police in KwaZulu-Natal are searching for at least four suspects who shot and wounded a taxi driver in Verulam, north of Durban.

Gun violence in South Africa

It’s understood the 32-year-old man was travelling to his employer’s home when he was attacked on Estuary Drive on Wednesday night. 

The assailants blocked his path and fired a shot which penetrated the windscreen of his minibus. 

He was shot in the head.

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“The suspects fled from the scene of the crime in their getaway vehicle,” said KwaZulu-Natal police spokesperson Robert Netshiunda.

Verulam SAPS is investigating a case of attempted murder.

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