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10 Sep 2017
3:31 pm

Guard critical after being shot in attempted robbery at cellphone shop in Centurion


The security guard was treated on scene and taken to hospital.


A security guard is in a critical condition in hospital after he was shot in the chest in the parking area of a shopping mall in Centurion during at attempted robbery at a cellphone shop on Sunday morning, paramedics said.

At about 10am, ER24 paramedics arrived at the scene and found the man lying in the parking area of the mall, ER24 spokeswoman Annine Siddall said.

“He was immediately assessed, treated, and transported to a nearby hospital to receive further medical care. The exact circumstances surrounding this incident are not yet known to our paramedics but authorities were on [the] scene for further investigations,” Siddall said.

– African News Agency (ANA)