NEWSFLASH: Pretoria woman shot in head in armed robbery

A 27-year-old woman was shot in the head and a man in his arm near Centurion during an armed robbery in the early hours of Sunday morning.

According ER24 emergency services spokesperson, Werner Vermaak, the woman sustained a gunshot wound to her head and a man, believed to be in his early thirties, sustained a gunshot wound to his arm.

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“At approximately 04:00 this morning, paramedics from ER24 arrived on the scene in Olievenhoutbosch where they found the woman with a serious gunshot wound to her head,” Vermaak said.

“She was in a critical condition. Paramedics placed the woman on life support and rushed her to a nearby hospital for further care.”

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Vermaak also said the man was transported to the same hospital.

“He had sustained a gunshot wound to his arm. He was in a stable condition and later transported to the same hospital.”

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It is not yet known if the man and woman knew each other.

The circumstances surrounding the robbery are not yet known as the police could not yet provide more details.

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Comment is awaited from the Olievenhoutbosch police.

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