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Gauteng: Man critically injured after being shot in robbery

Man critically injured

Gauteng: At 12h55 Thursday afternoon, Netcare 911 responded to a shooting at a liquor store on Drift Boulevard in Muldersdrift.

Reports indicate that a 55-year-old male had been shot in the chest. Medics assessed the scene and found the patient in a critical condition and was treated on scene by emergency care practitioners.

Due to the nature of the man’s injuries, Emer-G-Med advanced life support paramedics activated a Netcare 911 helicopter ambulance to fly the patient to a specialist medical facility.

Circumstances leading up to the incident will be investigated by the relevant authorities who were on the scene.

In other news – 10-year-old boy drowns, another swept away in flooding incidents in KZN

A 10-year-old boy has drowned after being swept away by water while attempting to cross a low-lying bridge in KwaMpumuza, in the Msunduzi local municipality.


KwaZulu-Natal Cooperative Governance MEC Sipho Hlomuka has sent his condolences to the family of Xolani Shange in the wake of the tragedy. Learn more