A 74 year-old pensioner was shot and critically wounded on Friday evening at around 18h00 in Pinetown.
At 18h00 Netcare 911 paramedics received a call of a shooting outside a doctor’s rooms in Warwick Road, Pinetown.
Reports from the scene indicate that a 74-year-old man was being pushed in a wheelchair to his vehicle by two female family members.
When they got to the vehicle they were approached by unknown men with a gun, the elderly man sustained two critical gunshot wounds.
Paramedics arrived at the scene and found a doctor working on the critically wounded man. The two females were luckily not injured.
Medics worked fervently to stabilize the shot patient before medics transported him to a specialized hospital in Durban for the care that he required.
Exact detail to the cause of the shooting and preceding events will remain a subject for the South African Police to investigate.
Source: Alpha Alarms
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