Student hospitalised after shooting at TUT
It’s understood the 20-year-old student was wounded during an apparent robbery at the university.
CAPE TOWN/JOHANNESBURG - A 20-year-old student has been shot and wounded during an apparent robbery at the Tshwane University of Technology.
Paramedics say the student was shot twice and has been rushed to hospital in a critical condition.
The exact circumstances around the shooting are not yet clear.
Netcare 911 spokesperson Athlenda Mathe said, "Netcare 911 paramedics managed to stabilise the critically injured man on scene. A Netcare helicopter was dispatched to the scene to airlift the critically injured student to a Johannesburg hospital for further medical care."
Meanwhile, in the Western Cape, a man has been hospitalised after being shot outside the Cape Town Magistrates Court.
The circumstances that led to his shooting outside the court building remain unclear.
Police have confirmed they are investigating an attempted murder case and the matter has been referred to the Independent Police Investigative Directorate (Ipid).
Ipid is probing a case of attempted murder.
The 25-year-old was shot after he allegedly attacked a police officer.
The police's Noloysio Rwexana says officers were trying to arrest him when he apparently became aggressive.
"The suspect stabbed an official and was shot and wounded by a police official. Thereafter, the suspect was transported to hospital for medical treatment."