Teacher shot dead by gunman who walked into KwaZulu-Natal school

11 June 2019 - 11:13 By TimesLIVE
A teacher at this Folweni school in KwaZulu-Natal was gunned down by a male shooter on June 11 2019.
A teacher at this Folweni school in KwaZulu-Natal was gunned down by a male shooter on June 11 2019.
Image: Netcare911

A teacher died after multiple bullets were fired at him by a gunman during school hours on Tuesday morning.

The 48-year-old male teacher was walking down a passage at the Folweni school when the gunman entered the premises and fired multiple shots him.

Bullets struck the teacher in the head and abdomen, said Netcare 911's spokesperson Shawn Herbst.

He said paramedics were called to the school about 9am.

"Paramedics arrived and had assessed the man, but unfortunately his injuries were too severe and he was declared deceased."

The school has been quarantined by the Folweni police, who are on scene, said Herbst.

Circumstances leading up to the shooting will be investigated by the police.


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