Teacher gunned down at Durban school

A male teacher has been shot dead at a school in Folweni, south of Durban. For more on this developing story, we have police spokesperson Thembeka Mbele. Courtesy #DStv403

DURBAN - Kwa-Zulu-Natal police are investigating an alleged hit after a teacher was shot dead at a school in Folweni, Durban.

"Reports from the scene allege that an unknown male entered into the school premises and fired multiple shots at a 48-year-old male teacher who was walking down the passage at the time", said Netcare911 Spokesperson, Shawn Herbst.

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Netcare911 paramedics arrived on the scene and assessed the man but unfortunately, his injuries were too severe and he was declared deceased.

He was shot in the head and the abdomen.

Pupils have been moved away from the crime scene and the school has been closed as police continue ongoing investigations.