BREAKING NEWS: Six-year old shot during attempted armed robbery

A six-year-old boy was shot in a crossfire between armed robbers and security officers at the Centurion Lifestyle Centre on Sunday afternoon.

Ruan Heyns from the Orange Fox medical services said the 6-year-old sustained a flesh wound and was transported the nearest hospital. “The boy is doing fine.”

Heyns said the armed robbers were trying to rob a vehicle about five parking spaces away from where the child was sitting in the car with his parents and two sisters.

Multiple security companies were on the scene as well as the Wierdabrug police.

Police could not yet confirm any arrests.

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