Monday, October 11, 2010
Man shot during robbery
11 October 2010, 00:10
A 58-year-old man was shot and wounded during a robbery on his smallholding in Pretoria in the early hours of Monday, Gauteng paramedics said.
The man was awoken by noises outside his home at 2.30am, said ER24 spokeswoman Vanessa Jackson.
“An unknown number of suspects were outside a window, and allegedly shot him through the window at close range, hitting him in the shoulder. The man then fled deeper into the house where the suspects pursued him.
“The man explained, that as he fled, more shots were fired, but he was lucky enough not to be hit again,” said Jackson.
fled several minutes later when police arrived.
“This may have saved the man's wife and teenager, who were in the house at the time,” said Jackson.
The man was taken to a nearby hospital.
Police could not immediately provide details of the incident. - Sapa
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