A man was shot dead during a house robbery in Phoenix earlier this morning, private security company KZN VIP has reported.
According to a statement on their Facebook page, KZN VIP rapid response team responded to a house robbery in progress on Cranbrook rd, Clayfield in Phoenix.
Upon arrival they found out that the suspects had already fled the scene.
One person had been shot and they called their medics wing who pronounced the victim dead on the scene.
It is alleged that five armed suspects, African males, travelling in a silver or gold Toyota Corolla, arrived at the house which also has a tavern and attempted to rob the occupants.
A struggle ensued and the victim was shot dead.
It was not immediately clear if the victim was the owner of the property or a patron.
KZN VIP urged anyone with any info to please contact the Police on 10111.