A man in KZN was discovered lying in the middle of the road with multiple gunshot wounds to the head.

Posted on May 14, 2024
by Yashmika Dukaran

On Monday night, a taxi driver dropping off passengers on the P100 in Ndwedwe made a gruesome discovery.

According to Reaction Unit South Africa (Rusa) boss Prem Balram, the driver heard multiple gunshots and stopped his taxi to investigate. He found the victim lying on the road in a pool of blood. "The driver contacted Rusa control rooms for assistance just after 7pm," Balram said. "Reaction Officers were dispatched immediately and found seven spent 9mm cartridges on the scene. The victim was shot multiple times in the head. His identity has not been established, and the motive for the murder is yet to be confirmed." KZN police spokesperson Colonel Robert Netshiunda confirmed that police in Ndwedwe are investigating a murder case.

"This follows a shooting incident in which a man, believed to be in his late thirties, was fatally shot by unknown people on May 13," he said.

The victim was found lying on the P100 Ndwedwe main road with multiple gunshot wounds.

The motive for the killing is unknown.