Lamontville police in KwaZulu-Natal are investigating a murder case where three people were killed on Saturday, 17 April 2021.

Lamontville SAPS members worked tirelessly throughout Saturday night trying to trace all the suspects involved.

LAMONTVILLE SAPS WORKS HARD TO LOCATE AND ASSIST VICTIMS

KZN police spokesperson Captain Nqobile Gwala said that on Saturday night at 21:30, Lamontville police officers responded to a report of a shooting on Ndlovu Road in Lamontville.

“Upon arrival at the scene, they discovered a vehicle that was parked on the road. Upon checking the vehicle, a man was found slumped on the driver’s side with gunshot wounds.

Another man was found inside the boot of the vehicle with multiple gunshot wounds.

Both victims were declared dead at the scene by paramedics.

According to Gwala, another man aged 25 years emerged from the bushes where he was hiding after he sustained gunshot wounds to the body.”

He was treated at the scene and taken to hospital for medical attention. A search was also conducted in the bushes and the body of a woman was found with gunshot wounds to the head. Charges of murder and attempted murder were opened for investigation by Lamontville SAPS.”

KZN police spokesperson, Captain Nqobile Gwala

LAMONTVILLE SUSPECTS NABBED WITH FIREARMS

Gwala also said that the Lamontville team traced and managed to arrest four suspects aged 23 and 24 at one of the suspect’s house in Lamontville.

“The suspects were found in possession of three illegal firearms and eleven rounds of ammunition. The suspects were found hidden in a taxi that was parked at the same house.

A search was also conducted in the house and police found 30 straws of rock cocaine. Another vehicle was found parked at the premises with a flat screen TV inside. The vehicle and the TV were seized by police for further investigation,” Gwala said.

The suspects are expected to appear before the Durban Magistrates Court on 20 April 2021 on charges of murder, attempted murder, illegal possession of firearms and possession of drugs.

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Presh JM Reporter

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