Brother shot, sibling stabbed in separate incidents

The scene where the man was carjacked and the neighbour was shot in the stomach.

While a Phoenix man was waiting for his brother who was undergoing surgery after being shot, he was confronted by a group of armed robbers who robbed and stabbed him six times. The drama unfolded after a Northcroft man was carjacked by three armed men in Avalen Crescent.

According to KZN VIP, members responded to the incident where the suspects stood at the corners of Rucklen and Avalen Crescent, waiting to pounce on the unsuspecting victim.

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When they saw the man, they shot at him while he was in the car. A neighbourheard the gunfire and went to investigate. One of the suspects shot the neighbour in his stomach and fled in the vehicle. As they fled, they continued shooting at others who had come out of their homes to investigate. The victim was immediately rushed to hospital.

However, the drama did not end there. The elder brother of the victim was waiting at Mt Edgecombe Hospital while his sibling was undergoing surgery to have the bullet removed. 

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He then decided to go buy a cup of coffee at a local garage. The brother was approached by a group of armed youngsters who attempted to rob him. The brave brother fought them off and tried to run away, but he was stabbed six times in the process. He received medical treatment and is now recovering at home.  It has been reported that his brother who was shot, is in a stable condition and recovering in hospital.

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