A security guard, age 32 is currently fighting for survival in hospital after he was shot in the chest while on duty in Benoni on the East Rand.
He said paramedics responded to reports of a shooting near the Apex railway station on Wolverhampton street, Benoni on Sunday night.
They found a male security guard who sustained a single gunshot wound to his chest.
“The patient was treated on scene,” Herbst said, adding that due to the nature of his injuries the guard was airlifted to a hospital, where his condition remains critical.
Events leading up to the shooting are still unknown. Police are currently investigating the event.