A man was left seriously injured this morning following a robbery at a shop in Vereeniging CBD.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 07h25 to find another medical service already in attendance.
On further inspection, paramedics found a man lying inside
the shop. Assessment showed that the man had sustained a gunshot wound to his lower abdomen and was in a serious condition.
Treatment and advanced life support interventions were immediately initiated. Once treated, the man was airlifted by a private medical helicopter to a private hospital in Johannesburg for further treatment.
The local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.