Man killed in Cosmo City shooting

When paramedics arrived on scene, they found a man lying on the pavement after being fatally shot in the chest.

FILE: A crime scene. Picture: Thomas Holder/EWN

JOHANNESBURG - One person was killed and two others have been critically injured after a shooting in Cosmo City, north of Johannesburg.

When paramedics arrived on scene, they found a man lying on the pavement after being fatally shot in the chest.

The other men were treated on site and taken to the Helen Joseph Hospital.

ER24's Russel Meiring: "On closer inspection we discovered one man, believed to be in his 30s, lying on the pavement in a small pool of blood. The man was immediately assessed and found to have sustained a gun shot wound to his chest and showed no signs of life. Unfortunatley nothing could be done for this man."

(Edited by Zunaid Ismael)