Man shot in suspected hijacking

2010-07-22 09:16

Pretoria - A man was shot dead in a suspected hijacking in Pretoria on Wednesday, Gauteng paramedics said.

"Paramedics were called to a scene in Vergeet My Nie Road, in Elandspoort, for a man that had been shot in a suspected hijacking," ER24 spokesperson Tristan Wadely said.

"When paramedics arrived on the scene they found the man lying in the road, he had sustained a gunshot wound and was in a critical condition."

Paramedics tried to save the man, but to no avail. He died at the scene.

Police were not immediately available for comment.