[NEWLANDS] – Man hospitalized following shooting.
A man, believed to be in his 20s, was injured this morning following a shooting near a park in Newlands, Johannesburg.
ER24 personnel arrived on the scene at 08h44 to find the local security members already in attendance.
A man, believed to be in his 20s, was found lying in the park with a security member nearby.
Medics assessed the man and found that he had sustained a gunshot wound to his buttocks.
The man was treated for his injuries and was thereafter transported to a nearby provincial hospital for further care.
Local authorities were on the scene for further investigations.