The man was robbed and stabbed in the head.
One of the men was arrested with a Norinco pistol which had seven rounds of ammunition.
Mariannhill SAPS are searching for the two men who were allegedly in the vehicle before the shooting.
Three suspects reportedly ran a calculated scheme, where they would negotiate bribes and liaise with university staff who helped get the children enrolled.
The robbers stole an undisclosed sum of cash as well as stock from the convenience store.
Five men stormed the home and were reported to have kicked the resident.
Patrollers arrested the man after a three-hour search.
KZN police swift response led to the recovery of two stolen cars.
It is alleged the deceased passed away on the same day in hospital.
The gang ransacked the store and fled with the stolen goods in a Mercedes Benz.
One of the bowls players chucked a bowl at the windscreen of the getaway vehicle as other players pummelled the car with stones.