Phoenix resident shot dead in alleged drive-by shooting

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A resident of Sunford in Phoenix, in the north of Durban, has been shot dead in an alleged drive-by shooting.

The victim has been identified as 52-year-old Mohamed Abed Adham.

The police have not established a motive for the shooting, which took place at the weekend.

KwaZulu-Natal VIP Protection Services’ Gareth Naidoo says Adham succumbed to his injuries on the scene despite emergency medical intervention.

Naidoo says, “On the date in question, KZN VIP received multiple calls about a shooting in Sunford Phoenix. Security and medical teams dispatched to the scene where one person sustained gunshot wounds. Paramedics attempted to stabilise the victim for an hour. Sadly, the person was declared deceased due to the extent of the injuries.”