Motorist shot, passenger left for dead

A motorist was shot dead and a passenger in the car was critically injured in Umlazi township, Durban , police said yesterday.

A motorist was shot dead and a passenger in the car was critically injured in Umlazi township, Durban , police said yesterday.

Superintendent Danelia Veldhuizen said two gunmen in a blue VW Jetta waited for their victims in C Section on Sunday night.

"The victims arrived in a red Golf and the suspects opened fire. The Golf sped off and the shooting continued up until N Section when the driver lost control of the Golf."

The driver was found dead at the scene. The passenger was shot several times but survived. He is in a critical condition at a local hospital.

No arrests have been made. - Sapa

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