At 13:52 this afternoon EMER-G-MED’s RV3, M07, I01 and K9 TEMS unit, alongside Netcare911 paramedics responded to reports of a shooting on 11th Avenue, outside Rivonia Primary School – north of Johannesburg.
On arrival paramedics found that a parent, who had been waiting for his child outside the school gates, had been shot after an armed robbery and suspected attempted high jacking.
The parent sustained a gunshot wound to one of his legs during a scuffle between him and the armed assailants. The suspects managed to escape with the man’s watch.
Paramedics stabilised the seriously injured patient, before he was transported to a nearby hospital under Advanced Life Support care for further management.
The South African Police Services are on the scene and have opened a criminal case.
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