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Boy (14) in serious condition after being hit by stray bullet

A boy has been airlifted to hospital after he was wounded in a shooting in Strand this morning.

FILE: Picture: EWN

CAPE TOWN - A teenage boy has been airlifted to hospital after he was wounded in a shooting in Strand this morning.

It's believed the 14-year-old was hit by a stray bullet.

ER24's Russel Meiring says, "On assessment, we found that the child had sustained two gunshot wounds, which left him in a serious condition.

"We needed to begin our treatment and provide the child with advanced life support intervention. Once treated, he was airlifted to Tygerberg Children's Hospital for urgent treatment."

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