Man shot in the hand during Hillbrow CIT heist

2018-06-19 22:28
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WATCH: Eyewitness describes explosion and chaos during cash-in-transit heist

2018-06-18 16:59

An eyewitness has told News24 of the hair-raising moments when a cash-in-transit heist unfolded as he watched from his office window in Cape Town. Watch WATCH

A man in his 40s was shot in the hand during a cash-in-transit heist in Hillbrow, Johannesburg on Tuesday.

ER24 spokesperson Russel Meiring said that when the paramedics arrived on the scene, a man who is believed to be the driver of a small truck was found with a gunshot wound in the hand.

"He explained to paramedics that his vehicle was behind the security vehicle when a shot was fired and entered his vehicle through the dashboard," Meiring said.

He was treated on the scene and later transported to a nearby hospital for further care. No further injuries were reported.

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