Provincial police spokeswoman, Col Thembeka Mbhele said that the victim went to the above mentioned road to drop off her friend when they were accosted by three armed suspects.
Following this, the acting provincial commissioner, Lt Gen Nhlanhla Mkhwanazi commended the bravery of a group of police officers involved in an operation to apprehend suspected armed robbers in KZN.
Community and media liaison officer of the security company, Andreas Mathios said the officers responded to an alarm activation in Innes Road when they spotted two suspects running along the road.
Blue Security community and media liaison officer, Andreas Mathios said the gang of three suspects attempted to break into a property in Hampden Road.
Greenwood Park SAPS and the chairman of the Community Policing Forum attended the scene of the crime.
The officer was rushed to hospital for urgent medical attention.
The suspect appeared in the Durban Magistrates Court on Tuesday.
Police believe that the man in the published image can assist them in solving the case.
The protest by Jadhu Place Informal Settlement residents brought peak hour morning traffic to a standstill and delayed motorists, who were on their way to different destinations.
The man was shot by unknown suspects, who fled the scene of the crime.
The suspect was handed over for arrest to Berea South African Police Service (SAPS).