A 57-year-old man is fighting for his life after being shot multiple times with a high-caliber gun by a lone gunman outside a mosque in Durban on Tuesday.
Kyle van Reenen of The Paramedics of Emer- G-Med said the incident occurred at 10 a.m. in front of the Musjid Izhaarul Haq mosque on Spencer Road, Reservoir Hills, a suburb west of the city.
“On arrival at the scene, a 57-year-old – an old man was found sitting in his car after sustaining multiple gunshot wounds from a high-caliber weapon, “he said.
” Advanced life support measures were needed to stabilize him before referring to a specialist doctor The stretcher was brought in to treat and prevent possible spinal cord injuries, and then he was taken to a nearby hospital for further treatment. “
Van Reenen said the motive for the shooting was unknown.
< The police spokesman Capt Nqobile Gwala told TimesLIVE that Sydenham SAPS is investigating an attempted murder case.
“It is alleged that this was 10 o’clock in the morning when a man stood at the entrance to the mosque on Spencer Road in Reservoir Hills when he was shot by an unknown suspect.
“He suffered a gunshot wound to his leg and was taken to hospital for medical treatment.
” The suspect fled the scene in a getaway vehicle . The matter is still under investigation, ”said Gwala.