Policeman shot in home in Kuils River

A policeman was in a critical condition in hospital after he was shot at his Kuils River home, Western Cape paramedics said on Thursday.

"The man sustained a single gunshot wound to the left side of his chest, which appeared to have been shot at close range," said Netcare 911 spokeswoman Lauren Copley.

The 24-year-old police officer was shot on Wednesday evening while he was off-duty.

"His condition was described as critical. The policeman was stabilised on scene before being transported by ambulance to Netcare Kuils River hospital," said Copley. - Sapa

Report ID: 540
Crime Category: Shooting
Province: Western Cape
City/Town: CAPE TOWN
Suburb: Kuils River
Address: Kuils River
Crime Date/Time: 8 Sep 2010, 00:09 AM
Reported By: Report A Crime
Reported Date: 9 Sep 2010, 09:09 AM
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