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Women killed, husband critically injured in Durban CBD robbery

Police are probing a case of murder after a woman was killed in an armed robbery in the Durban CBD yesterday.

Her husband was also shot and is currently fighting for his life in hospital.

Police say it’s alleged gunmen accosted the couple as they were opening their store in Warwick Triangle at around 8am.

Netcare 911 paramedics were at the scene.

“Reports from the scene indicate that an adult female was shot dead and an adult male had sustained a gunshot wound and was left in a critical condition. The patient was treated on scene and rapidly transported to hospital for further treatment,” spokesperson Shawn Herbst said.

Herbst says circumstances leading up to the shooting are not yet known and will be investigated.