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Police investigating the murders of two men in Florida Road, Durban

Media Statement
South African Police Service
Office of the Provincial Commissioner KwaZulu-Natal

DURBAN - Police in KwaZulu-Natal are investigating two counts of murder following the murder of two men who are aged 34 and 35. The two were fatally wounded in Florida Road in Morningside, Durban just after 10pm on Friday night, 10 February 2023.

Information at police's disposal at this stage indicate that the men were walking towards their vehicle from a restaurant when they were allegedly approached by two armed suspects who walked to them from across the street and shot the victims at close range. The suspects are reported to have fled from the scene on foot.

Both victims were declared dead at the scene. The motive of the shooting is unknown at this stage and police investigations are ongoing.

Police are pleading with anyone who may have information which can assist in the investigation and lead to the apprehension of the suspects to contact the nearest police station or Crime Stop on 08600 10111, alternatively, tip-offs can be relayed via the MySAPS App.


Colonel Robert Netshiunda
082 569 7629