Yesterday, a young man was shot dead in the corner of a shop in Posselt Street in New Germany, Durban. This was confirmed by KwaZulu-Natal paramedics.

“ER24 paramedics, along with local authorities, arrived on the scene and found the man lying motionless in a pool of blood,” ER24 spokesman Russel Meiring said.

On assessing the victim, paramedics found that the man had already succumbed to a fatal gunshot wound. There was nothing they could do to save him. He was declared dead on the scene.

“It is believed that the man had been shot by an unknown number of gunmen that had entered the shop. Local authorities were on scene for further investigations,” Meiring said.

The reasons for the shooting is yet unknown. The man, dressed in black pants, white T-shirt and a black necktie is believed to be in his early 20s. No form of identification was found on him as his wallet was missing.

No arrests has been made but investigation is ongoing to apprehend the perpetrators.

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