[DOWERGLEN] – 18-year-old left seriously injured by apparent stray bullets.
An 18-year-old boy was left seriously injured this afternoon when he was hit by stray bullets at a school in Dowerglen, Edenvale.
ER24 paramedics arrived on the scene at 12h38 to find the boy lying in the clinic of the school. A school sister had already begun treating him.
Paramedics assessed the boy and found that he had sustained wounds resembling gunshots to his chest and arm, leaving him in a serious condition.
Paramedics treated him and provided him with advanced life support interventions before he was transported to a nearby hospital for further treatment.
It is understood that he was sitting in the classroom when they heard the gunshots. The boy was hit in the chest and immediately rushed to the clinic.
The details surrounding this incident are not yet known but local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.