Six people have been died after a shooting broke out in the township of Mpumalanga in Durban.
According to the police the shooting occurred at around 8:30pm on Wednesday evening.
It is reported that of the weapons used in the shooting where 9mm pistols and a shotgun.
The family, of which 5 were killed, were in their lounge at the time the shooting began through their lounge window. One person was injured and taken for further medical care.