Teenager stabbed to death outside Pinetown school

On Friday, a student was stabbed to death by another teen outside a Pinetown school.

Paramedics were called to the scene on Friday afternoon, according to Emer-G-Med spokeswoman Kyle van Reenen.

“Paramedics were dispatched to a stabbing outside a school in the Ashley neighborhood of Pinetown, west of Durban.

“When officers arrived on the scene, they discovered a fifteen-year-old boy who had been stabbed in the abdomen. He was in a life-threatening situation.”

Van Reenen said Advanced Life Support intervention was needed to stabilize the teenager before he was placed onto a mechanical ventilator to assist him in breathing.

“The boy was transported rapidly by ambulance to a nearby hospital for further care.

“The boy was transported rapidly by ambulance to a nearby hospital for further care.”

According to police spokesperson Lieutenant Colonel Nqobile Gwala, the teenager died after being rushed to hospital.

A case of murder is being investigated by Pinetown SAPS.

“It is alleged that on 4 March 2022 at approximately 14: 45, a 16-year-old boy had an altercation with a 15-year-old boy in 5th Avenue, Ashley, Pinetown.

“The 16-year-old allegedly stabbed the 15-year-old in the stomach once after having a verbal altercation,” Gwala said.

The injured teenager collapsed. He was rushed to hospital but unfortunately died.

“The 16-year-old was arrested and is in police custody. The knife used was seized by police. He will appear in court next week,” Gwala said.

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