Owner of Max’s Lifestyle Max Mqadi was in hospital after he was shot twice.

Owner of Max’s Lifestyle Max Mqadi was in hospital after he was shot twice.

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The owner of a trendy Umlazi restaurant has been hospitalized after being shot twice.

Max’s Lifestyle boss, Max Mqadi, was ambushed by attackers while leaving his business premises on Thursday night.

Police said that after being shot and wounded, Mqadi was able to drive himself and get help.

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Police spokesperson Jay Naidoo said that he was in a stable condition.

“It’s alleged that the 51-year-old owner of business premises in Umlazi was leaving the venue when he was attacked by two unknown men who opened fire on his vehicle. However, he was able to drive himself to the hospital, where he sought assistance. Police in Umlazi are investigating one count of attempted murder,” Naidoo said.

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