A 29 year old man was killed after being stabbed during an argument in Waterloo, Verulam, KwaZulu-Natal last night.

At approximately 23:45 members of Reaction Unit South Africa were dispatched to the scene after receiving a call from a member of public reporting the incident.

Upon arrival a 29 year old man was found to have a single stab wound to his neck. He showed no signs of life and was declared dead on arrival.

A 37 year old suspect was apprehended by the community and was assaulted and stabbed. He was treated for his injuries on scene before being transported to hospital under police guard.

A case of murder is being investigated.