Police officer dies after shooting in Durban's Musgrave area

24 January 2020 - 11:30 By NIVASHNI NAIR
Paramedics treat a police officer who was shot in Musgrave, Durban, on Friday morning.
Paramedics treat a police officer who was shot in Musgrave, Durban, on Friday morning.
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A police officer died in hospital after he was shot in Musgrave, Durban, on Friday morning.

Rescue Care paramedic Garrith Jamieson confirmed that the man had died.

Earlier Jamieson said paramedics had treated the man on the scene of a serious shooting incident.

“A SAPS member has been shot in Winter Avenue, off Musgrave Road in the Berea area.”

The circumstances of the shooting have not yet been established but it is believed the officer may have been shot while chasing suspects.

KwaZulu-Natal police have not responded to a request for comment.


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