14 août 2022

Durban: Police officer killed in drive-by shooting in Chatsworth

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A KZN police officer was killed in a drive-by shooting while on his way to a crime scene. The scene occurred on Monday night. He succumbed to his injuries.

Sergeant shot in his car

SAPS spokesman Lieutenant Colonel Robert Netshiunda said the victim was a sergeant. He was shot several times by unknown assailants in his car at the intersection of Higginson Highway and Havenside Drive in Chatsworth.

"He had sustained multiple gunshot wounds throughout his body. He was treated and stabilised by an emergency care practitioner and once stabilised was taken to hospital."

Netshiunda said the police were investigating a case of murder.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the nearest police station or call the emergency number 08600 10111. Reports can also be made via the MySAPS application.

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