Man shot in Pietermaritzburg
Johannesburg - A 31-year old man believed to be an off-duty police officer was shot in Pietermaritzburg on Friday night, emergency personnel said.
"He was approached in Edendale by an unknown group of men and was shot in the neck," said ER24 spokesperson Derrick Banks.
Paramedics found the man in a pool of blood and in a critical condition.
It is still unknown why the man was attacked.
"Apparently the man is an off-duty police officer... police are investigating."
He was transported to the Pietermaritzburg Medi-Clinic.
Police were not immediately available for comment.