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One killed, three injured in Westonaria shooting incident

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A shooting incident left three people with gunshot wounds earlier this morning.

Shortly before 11am, paramedics from ER24 and other services arrived on the scene in Westonaria where they were met by security and police officers. Paramedics were escorted through a veld to the patients. 

According to paramedics the patients were scattered across the open veld.

One person was found with a fatal gunshot wound to his head. Another was found in a critical condition with a gunshot wound to his chest. He was stabilised and later airlifted to a nearby hospital. A third patient was found with three gunshot wounds to his legs. He was also treated on the scene and later transported by road to a nearby hospital. 

The exact cause of this incident remains subject to a police investigation.

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