One man was killed and another injured this morning following a shooting on Church Street in Pietermaritzburg.
ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on the scene to find the local authorities already in attendance.
Upon closer inspection, paramedics found the body of a man lying in the middle of the road. Unfortunately, the man had sustained numerous gunshot wounds and showed no signs of life. Nothing could be done for him and he was declared dead.
A second man was assessed on scene by paramedics. It was found that the man had sustained a gunshot wound to his leg.
The man was treated for his injuries and thereafter transported to a nearby Provincial hospital.
The local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.