Johannesburg shooting leaves one man dead

2016-11-09 09:14


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Johannesburg - A man was shot and a woman was assaulted at a property in Boskruin, Johannesburg in the early hours of Wednesday morning.

ER24 spokesperson Chitra Bodasing said paramedics arrived on scene and found the man lying on the floor.

“Upon assessment it was found that he had sadly succumbed to his injuries.

“He was declared dead. The woman was assessed and found to have sustained minor injuries.

"She declined hospital treatment,” Bodasing added.

She said that the exact details surrounding the incident are unknown. Authorities were on scene for further investigation.

In another incident, a security guard was shot repeatedly in an attack in Vanderbijlpark.

Bodasing said that medics rushed to the scene near Hendrik Van Eck Boulevard and Louis Trichardt Boulevard at about midnight and found the lying on the ground near his vehicle.

“Upon assessment it was found that he had sustained multiple wounds.”

The security guard was transported to hospital.

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