[HILLBROW] – Man critical after shooting
A man, believed to be in his 20s, was left critically injured early this morning after he was shot numerous times in the back on Esselen Road in Hillbrow, Johannesburg.
ER24 paramedics were called to the scene by the local authorities and CPF.
Upon arrival, paramedics found the man lying on the sidewalk in a pool of blood.
Assessments showed that the man had sustained several gunshot wounds to his back and was in a critical condition.
Paramedics immediately began their treatment and initiated advanced life support interventions.
Once treatment was complete, the patient was transported to Johannesburg General Hospital for urgent treatment.
The gunman was apparently arrested by local authorities on scene