November 18 2007 at 09:54AM
A man was shot and killed in his house in Vryheid in Northern Kwazulu-Natal, said SABC news on Saturday.
Late on Friday night, Herman Strydom returned home with his wife after closing their shop in town.
Strydom, who was in his 40's, was shot at while opening the security gate and front door of the home.
His wife activated the alarm and the attackers fled.
No arrests have been made, said SABC news. - Sapa