An eighty-three-year-old man has died after he sustained a gunshot wound on a farm on Boschkop road near the R515 in Boschkop, Gauteng.
Reports from the scene indicate that the man Jan Hettema was shot during a robbery on the farm.
When Netcare911 paramedics arrived on scene, we found that the elderly man had already [died] before our arrival due to the gunshot wound he sustained.
Netcare911 paramedics declared the man dead on scene before handing over the body to the Boschkop police.
The man’s wife was assaulted but after she was assessed by our paramedics, we found that she did not require any medical care.
The exact detail to the cause of the incident will remain a subject for police investigation and comment.
This incident happened this morning at about 09h00.
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