One shot and three held hostage in their home.

Members of Reaction Unit South Africa (RUSA) are currently 12:46 standing off on Jacaranda Avenue in Mountview – KZN where one person has been shot and three others are being held hostage in their home.

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Reaction Officers were dispatched to the residence after receiving reports of a shooting. On arrival, Officers were informed that an 18-year-old male was shot in his left arm by his 65-year-old uncle. The teenager’s 68-year-old grandmother, a 38-year-old mother, and 12-year-old brother were in the house at the time of the incident.

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The suspect is armed with a pistol. He released the injured teenager after Officers negotiated his release. He is holding the rest of the family hostage.

The motive behind the incident has not been established.

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This is a developing story

One shot and three held hostage in their home.


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