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Taxi boss killed in drive-by shooting in KwaZulu-Natal

Taxi boss killed in drive-by shooting in KwaZulu-Natal..  KwaZulu-Natal police are currently at the scene where a taxi owner was gunned down in Verulam on Wednesday.

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Taxi boss killed in drive-by shooting in KwaZulu-Natal
Taxi boss killed in drive-by shooting in KwaZulu-Natal—

The 40-year-old man from Parkgate was shot and killed on Wick Street at 18:45.

According to police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala, he was fatally shot by unknown perpetrators while in his vehicle.

Security company, Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA), said they received a call from an off-duty policeman at approximately 18:21, to request assistance after gunmen opened fire at the driver of the vehicle parked next to him.

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On arrival, they found the body of the man lying next to his white Toyota Corolla.

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“He sustained gunshot wounds to his head, face and neck. He demised prior to the arrival of first responders,” RUSA said.

A shotgun, belonging to the deceased, was located in the vehicle.

The group fled the scene in a getaway vehicle.

“According to witnesses, the occupants of a silver Chevrolet SUV, with an ND registration, were responsible for the murder,” said RUSA.

 

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