Motorist shot in upmarket Joburg suburb

2015-05-27 18:40
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Johannesburg - Three men shot and wounded a woman driving through Johannesburg's upmarket Dunkeld West on Wednesday morning, police said.

Warrant Officer Moses Maphakela said the incident happened at 10:00 when the men, travelling in a silver Audi A4, began following the woman.

They shot at her, hitting her in the left leg, before driving off.

''We have opened a case of attempted murder and attempted car hijacking and are looking for the men,'' said Maphakela.

Police are trying to establish whether they wanted her car - which was not taken - or were possibly looking for jewellery.

Netcare911 said when they arrived on the scene they found the woman, in her late 40s, sitting on the side of the road. They treated her before taking her to hospital.

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