National News: Son shot dead, Mom (73) shot in both legs during alleged house robbery in Edenvale
At approximately 20H45 on Wednesday evening 07 February 2018, Netcare 911 responded to reports of a shooting at a house in Fifth Avenue Edenvale.
Paramedics from Netcare 911 and another private ambulance service as well as private security and SAPS attended to the incident. Reports from the scene indicate that multiple shots were fired at the victims during the apparent house robbery.
Paramedics attended to two patients at the scene. A man, in his thirties, had sustained multiple gunshot wounds and paramedics attempted to resuscitate him, however his injuries were too severe and he died at the scene. The victim's seventy three year old mother had been shot in both her upper legs, she was attended to by an Advanced Life Support paramedic and analgesic medication was administered to manage her pain. She was quickly stabilised before being transported by Netcare 911 to hospital for the urgent care that she required.