Marshall Security Emergency Dispatch Centre received series of panic activations around 17h35 last night from a client’s business premises located on Stiebel Place in the Blue Lagoon area. Reports from the scene indicated an ongoing shooting incident at the scene. Multiple Armed Response Officers, along with members of Marshall Security’s Special Operations Team and Netcare911 Paramedics, were dispatched immediately. Within minutes, these personnel arrived on the scene to address the unfolding situation.
According to preliminary reports, a tragic turn of events unfolded as it was alleged that a female employee at the business premises was fatally shot by her companion. The individual then turned the firearm on himself, resulting in both of their tragic deaths. Paramedics arrived on scene promptly but unfortunately, both patients were declared deceased on site.
Members of our Special Operations Team ensured the swift and effective securing of the crime scene and was handed over to the Durban Central South African Police Service (SAPS) for thorough investigation and processing.
The circumstances surrounding this devastating incident are being diligently examined by the authorities to determine the sequence of events and any underlying factors.
Our hearts go out to the families and loved ones of the victims during this incredibly difficult time.