Man critical after being shot in robbery in Meadowdale Germiston
Gauteng: At 09H42 Tuesday morning Netcare 911 responded to a shooting at a business premises in Meadowdale Germiston.
Reports indicate that an adult male office worker sustained a single gunshot wound to his abdomen following a robbery.
On arrival of paramedics, the patient was found to have sustained serious injuries with severe blood loss and was rapidly deteriorating.
The man, who was approximately 40-years-old was treated on scene by Netcare 911 Emergency Care Practitioners.
Due to the nature of the man’s injuries, a Netcare 911 helicopter ambulance was activated to airlift him to a specialist medical facility. Circumstances leading up to the shooting will be investigated by the relevant authorities.
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