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