A woman in her thirties has been hospitalised in a critical condition after she was injured in an armed robbery at a shop in Pretoria on Thursday.
The armed assault took place at the shop located at Rooihusikraal Road in Centurion.
According to Netcare 911 spokesperson Shawn Herbst, the victim was a worker of the attacked store. She was on duty when the unknown men broke into the shop and opened fire on its personnel and customers. The woman sustained a single gunshot wound to the upper left side of her body.
The paramedics who had responded to the incident scene found the woman in a critical condition. They had to initiate a full advanced life support right on the scene to stabilise the patient and take her to hospital. Upon arrival, she was handed over to the hospital’s resuscitation team.
The circumstances around the incident are still unclear at the moment. The police were on the scene investigating.