[PINETOWN] Shooting incident leaves one person dead

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A man was shot and killed following an alleged robbery in Pinetown this morning.

Shortly after 9am on Saturday morning, paramedics from ER24 arrived at the intersection of Old Main and Moody streets where they found the police already in attendance. It is understood that an attempted robbery took place and a man, believed to be a suspect was shot and killed. Paramedics assessed the man and found that he sustained a gunshot wound to his upper body. There was nothing that they could do for him and he was declared dead on scene.

A woman, believed to be a learner driver instructor, was found on the scene traumatised. She declined to be transported to hospital. It is understood that she was assaulted during the attempted robbery at the intersection.

The exact circumstances surrounding the incident will be investigated by the police.

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