A nurse has passed away after she was shot in her residence on Sunday. According to reports, the deceased identified as Barbara Haines was shot at her home in Phoenix, Durban, South Africa.
According to a private security company, they received several calls reporting shots being fired on the property.
When they arrived, they found her lying in a pool of blood.
The motive behind the shooting is still unknown.
The MEC said: “It’s with great sadness and shock that we report the untimely death of Sister Haines, one of our professional nurses at Mahatma Gandhi Hospital.
“There should be a better way to handle domestic disputes without causing harm and eventually killing a partner.”
Dhlomo, chairman of the KZN Men’s Forum, urged men to protect their families.
Haines started working at the hospital in 2010 as a professional nurse in the mental health care unit.
KZN police spokesman Lieutenant-Colonel Thulani Zwane confirmed that a case of murder and an inquest docket were opened at Phoenix cop shop.