Two security guards have been shot dead in a business robbery in Springfield, Durban.
“Paramedics responded to the scene on Londonderry Crescent to find two men aged between 40 and 50 years old had sustained gunshot wounds,” said Emer-G-Med on Wednesday.
“One man was found to have sustained fatal wounds and there was nothing paramedics could do to assist him; he was declared dead.”
Emer-G-Med said the second man was found in a critical condition.
“Advanced life support paramedics worked fervently to save the man, however, he sadly succumbed to his injuries and died on the scene,” said Emer-G-Med.
Initial investigations reveal that the two men were working as security guards at a business when they were confronted by armed robbers.
A shootout ensued resulting in the tragedy.
No arrests were made, but police were on the scene.