Two security guards were injured
on Tuesday afternoon following a shoot-out at a shop in Pretoria Avenue in
ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring
has said, “ER24 paramedics, along with other services, arrived on the scene and
found a cash-interests vehicle parked near one of the shops.
Meiring added that, one male
patient lay next to the vehicle while a second patient lay inside the shop.
He said that paramedics assessed both
patients and found that they had sustained several gunshot wounds.One patient was found in a
serious condition while the second lay in a critical condition.
He added that, paramedics
immediately began their treatment of the patients and provided both with advanced
"Once treated, the critically
injured patient was airlifted by the ER24 helicopter to a private hospital in
Johannesburg. While the second patient was
transported by ambulance to a nearby hospital” Meiring said.
The cause of
the incident is still subject to the investigations local authorities.
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