Security guard critical after shooting in Apex, Benoni

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Security guard critical after shooting in Apex, Benoni
Shooting in Apex Benoni, Photo Netcare 911.

At 21H39 Sunday night Netcare 911 responded to reports of a shooting near the Apex railway station on Wolverhampton street in Apex, Benoni.

Reports from the scene indicate that a 32-year-old male security guard who was on duty at the time sustained a single gunshot wound to his chest.

The patient was treated on scene by a Netcare 911 Emergency Care Practitioner and due to the nature of his injuries the Netcare 1 Specialised Helicopter Air Ambulance was called in the airlift the patient in a critical condition to hospital.

Events leading up to the shooting are unknown and will be investigated by the SAPS who were on scene.

Shawn Herbst
Media Liaison Officer
Netcare Limited
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