Tables turn on armed robber

The suspect attempted to rob a man at gun point but the victim pulled out a gun and shot him in the arm.

FILE: Paramedics treated the suspect on the scene before transporting him to hospital with a police escort. Picture: EWN.

JOHANNESBURG - Paramedics have transported an armed robber to hospital after he was caught red handed and wounded by his intended victim on Nugget Street in the Johannesburg CBD Monday afternoon.

The suspect attempted to rob a man at gun point but the person he targeted pulled out a gun and shot him in the arm.

Paramedics treated the suspect on the scene before transporting him to hospital with a police escort.

EmergiMed's Danielle Dooley said, "The suspect was treated on the scene before being transported to hospital with a police escort."