Laudium resident killed during burglary

Laudium resident killed during burglary


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.

July 31, 2018 / by / in