A Laudium resident was shot and killed and another critically injured during a burglary at a Laudium home.
The incident occurred at approximately 02:00 AM on Tuesday morning after 2 armed suspects gained entry to their Brown street home.
According to reports, the residents were accosted by 2 armed suspects who opened fire on them. The deceased homeowner sustained 6 gunshot wounds and was declared dead on the scene whilst his brother sustained 2 gunshot wounds to the hip. The injured victim was stabilised on scene prior to being transported to a nearby medical facility in a critical condition.
The suspects fled the scene with a TV and 2 cell phones.
The incident is being investigated by local police.
Anyone with information regarding the incident have been requested to contact local police or the police 10111 number.