A 27-year-old woman is lucky to be alive today after being shot a reported nine times in Malabar.
Police reports indicate that around 11:30 last evening residents of La Croix Road heard several loud explosions.
On checking they discovered the body of Tashay Melville slumped behind the steering wheel of a car.
The police were subsequently contacted.
The woman was taken to hospital where she is being treated.
Reports say the woman, who is a hairdresser, had gone to the area to pick up a friend, when the gun attack occurred.
Police are searching for a motive.